The Jameh Masjid in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFPThe Jameh Masjid in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
The Jameh Masjid in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP

Malaysia’s crackdown on insulting Islam: divine inspiration from Pakatan Harapan?

  • Opposition parties milking pro-Muslim sentiments have teamed up against Mahathir’s government, which is struggling to realise its election pledges
  • But a new initiative to police insults against Islam looks like an effort to tip the scales back in the government’s favour
Topic |   Malaysia
The Jameh Masjid in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFPThe Jameh Masjid in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
The Jameh Masjid in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AFP
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