Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak. Photo: AFPMalaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak. Photo: AFP
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak. Photo: AFP

Outrage in multi-ethnic Malaysia as PM Najib’s government backs Islamic law

Critics believe the scandal-tainted prime minister is using ‘hudud’, the Islamic law, to shore up the backing of Muslim Malay voters and fend off attacks on his leadership ahead of critical by-elections next month and a general election in 2018

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak. Photo: AFPMalaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak. Photo: AFP
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak. Photo: AFP
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