The author argues that, while generally ulamas, or religious teachers, had to support state ideologies, they sometimes succeeded in “capturing” the state by influencing policies in their favor...
Statistics from the Malaysian Syariah Judiciary Department (JKSM) showed that Applications for child marriage fell in recent years with 877 applications recorded in last...
A large majority of the population in Malaysia comprises of Malay Muslims and it is of utmost importance for them to consume meat that is lawful or permissible...
Malaysian author and scholar Sayyid Farid Alatas blamed the silent majority of Muslims in Malaysia for the existence of sectarianism and the oppression and harassment of Shia Muslims in the country...
The book “Living Sharia: Law and Practice in Malaysia” provides us with diverse and dynamic conceptions of Shari’a in the wider context of Southeast Asia and beyond Drawing on ethnographic research, Living Sharia examines the role of sharia in the sociopolitical processes of contemporary Malaysia. The book traces the contested ...
In a gesture of solidarity with Palestinians, Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia here was officially established as the ‘adopted mosque’ of Masjid al-Aqsa in Palestine – the third holiest site in Islam...
The region's first official smartphone app to verify the halal status of food products at hypermarkets has been launched...
Muslim women dressed as superheroes, princesses, and mighty sword-wielding warriors took part in a hijab cosplay event in Malaysia Saturday, where the role-playing craze continues to...
The International Seminar on Islamic Jurisprudence in Contemporary Society with theme "The Social Harmony through Islamic Jurisprudence" will be...
Malaysia is pushing for “halal consciousness” in the country’s tourist hubs as a way of inculcating respect for the Islamic religion and to attract more Muslim visitors.