Hadi Awang and the Constitution: It’s complicated

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Selangor ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah expressed disappointment with Pas president Hadi Awang’s remarks on the monarchy after the Federal Court struck down several provisions in a Kelantan Sharia criminal enactment.

Hadi had claimed the Federal Constitution has colonial roots meant to weaken Islam.

BFM speaks to Aliran assistant honorary secretary Azmil Tayeb about the complex relationship between Islamist politics and the Constitution.

Presented by: Sharaad Kuttan
Produced by: Sudais Ferhard and Sharaad Kuttan

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