Johorean Malays becoming more conservative, Singaporean survey finds

A mural in Muar showing the multiracial make up of Johor. A survey by Singapore's ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute found that a growing number of Malays in Johor supports the implementations of hudud, regardless of religion. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 19, 2017.

A SURVEY commissioned by a Singaporean think tank has found that most Malays in Johor are becoming more conservative in their views, such as preferring Muslims for their leaders and growing support for hudud, the Straits Times reports.

The survey by Singapore’s ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute examined the role of Islam and its governance in Johor, and the results were released on November 10.

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  • As critics have said, the Sultan laundrette affair makes no difference. They must tell the Arabs to buzz off first, then claim leadership of Islam in this country and the world, their version, the version envisioned by Tunku.

    Posted 4 years ago by Bigjoe Lam

  • Agreed. We all know by removing the clips on the wings, the birds will fly.

    Posted 4 years ago by Tanahair Ku