“Peaceful Salafism” in Malaysia: Legitimising Comfort for Radicals
Muhammad Haziq Bin Jani
Date of Issue2015
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Revived political Salafist discourse in Malaysia invokes the idea that non-violent Salafism is peaceful. “Peaceful Salafism” arises to assuage existing fears about Salafism and provides a legitimising sense of comfort for radical. Salafis have to end the dogma of hate in their multi-religious society to curb radicalisation.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 266-15
Nanyang Technological University