Malay-Muslim’s identity and Malaysia’s political arena are inseparable. Due to the existence of ethnoreligious based parties such as United Malay National Organisation (UMNO), Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS), and other ethnic minority parties such as Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) and Malaysian Indian Council (MIC), ethnoreligious issues have always been used for political mileage.
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ADVISORY – DECEMBER 2021, NO.11
As this advisory goes ‘to print’ so to speak, 2021 is ending on a rather sombre note. Many Malaysians are still trying to recover from the worst flooding experienced since the 1971 Kuala Lumpur floods which paralysed the city.
Enabling Extremism: Malay Women, Jihad For Malay(Sia) Weapons Of The Weak: Malay Women At The Forefront Of Malay Interest Movements
In a previous brief, I wrote and discussed about how Malay-Muslim women were increasingly being socialised into a hardline brand of Islam.
Enabling Extremism In Malaysia: The Rise Of Capitalist, Far-right Muslims And The Prelude To Lipstick Jihad
This paper’s title mentioned that this study is a prelude to a bigger study and project that IMAN Research is planning to pursue. For this brief, I will explain how women are persuaded to join religious classes, and how their consumption behaviour.
Exit and Rebuild: a need for a focused strategy – Part 1
One year on and Malaysia is still implementing the same strategy. The harsh measures have caused severe socio-economic damage. This paper will highlight how the
Advisory – June 2021, No. 10
What a discouraging year 2021 has been! Malaysians have never been timid in voicing out their displeasure, but they are increasingly demanding for a