Mohd Faizal Musa

Dr Mohd Faizal Musa is a Visiting Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Mohd Faizal Musa (8)

Custody Woes: PAS’ Calls for the ‘Desecularisation’ of Malaysian Law

Mohd Faizal Musa|Faris Ridzuan

Malaysia’s Islamists and conservatives, led by PAS, are challenging the country’s legal system, calling for the ‘desecularisation’ of Malaysian law in cases involving religious conversions.

Idris Ahmad: Not Your Ordinary Religious Affairs Minister

Mohd Faizal Musa

The appointment of PAS ideologue Idris Ahmad as Malaysia’s new religious affairs minister provides the Islamist party significant latitude to advance its ideological agenda.

The Other Face of PAS: Eschewing Narrow Sectarianism for Global Revivalism

Mohd Faizal Musa

PAS, under the leadership of Hadi Awang, has championed Sunni-Shi’a conciliation. But it is highly uncertain whether this will remain true under the younger generation of PAS leaders.

Screenshot of Ahmad Faizal Azumu

Pipped to the Post in Perak: Will Putrajaya Be Next?

Mohd Faizal Musa|Norshahril Saat

The defeat of the Perikatan Nasional government in Perak is a worrying precedent for the coalition at the federal level.

Anwar Declaration as Malaysia’s Ninth PM: Another (Failed) September Surprise?

Norshahril Saat|Mohd Faizal Musa

Anwar Ibrahim claims that he has enough political support to be the country’s next prime minister. The key here is whether he can assure the Malay-Muslim majority that their rights will not be undermined.