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COMMENT | PAS continues its crusade against religious neutrality

COMMENTThe PAS-led state government ruling that all Muslim and non-Muslim supermarkets, convenience stores and fast-food outlets have to close on the first day of Hari Raya Aidiladha may not be new but what is predictable is that in a time of political and economic uncertainty, PAS is attempting to use religion to deflect from the problems at hand.

Hadi and, by extension, PAS have made it clear that economic security is something that is last on the list and must be handled together with Islamic principles.

This, of course, means issues linked to economic security, such as food security and environmental issues, are considered minor inconveniences to the larger narrative of religious and racial supremacy in this country.

Mind you, just this January, Kelantan Menteri Besar Ahmad...

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