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Religious Offences in Common Law Asia

Colonial Legacies, Constitutional Rights and Contemporary Practice

Li-Ann Thio (Redaktør) ; Dr Jaclyn L Neo (Redaktør)

Addressing an important, timely and original subject matter, this book provides in-depth comparative analysis of similarities and differences in how religious penal clauses have been developed and employed across the Asian common law states. Les mer
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Addressing an important, timely and original subject matter, this book provides in-depth comparative analysis of similarities and differences in how religious penal clauses have been developed and employed across the Asian common law states.

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Orthodoxy, Order and Odium: The Enduring Legacy of Religious Penal Clauses in Contemporary Asia
Li-ann Thio, National University of Singapore and Jaclyn L Neo, National University of Singapore

PART I
RELIGIOUS PENAL CLAUSES: HISTORICAL AND CONCEPTUAL PERSPECTIVES
1. Religious Penal Clauses in Commonwealth Asia: A Brief History
Kevin YL Tan, National University of Singapore
2. Apollonian Restraint and Dionysian Impulse: Law, Freedom and Religious Feelings
Li-ann Thio, National University of Singapore
3. Making Islamic Penal Clauses: Translation, Transformation and Transmogrification
Arif A Jamal, National University of Singapore
4. Between Religious Coexistence and Religious Hierarchy: Divergent Developments in Religious Offence Laws in Common Law Asia
Jaclyn L Neo, National University of Singapore

PART II
RELIGIOUS PENAL CLAUSES IN CONTEXT: COUNTRY STUDIES IN COMMON LAW ASIA
5. Religious Penal Clauses in India
Mrinal Satish, National Law School of India University, India
6. Forbidden Discourse: Evaluating the Transformation of Colonial-era Religious Penal Offences into Contemporary Pakistan's Blasphemy Laws
Syed Ali Raza, Pakistan College of Law, Pakistan
7. Bangladesh: Public Law, Religious Freedom and Regulating 'Religious Sentiment'
SM Masum Billah, Jagannath University, Bangladesh
8. Prosecuting Religious Violence in Sri Lanka
Mario Gomez, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka
9. Offences against Religion in Malaysia: Navigating the 'Secular' Federal Constitution and the Salience of Islam in the Constitutional Order
Dian AH Shah, National University of Singapore
10. Religious Offences Penal Clauses and the Singapore Constitutional Order: Secular, Sensible but Sensitive to the Sacred?
Li-ann Thio, National University of Singapore
11. Recalibrating the Scales of Criminal Justice in Brunei Darussalam: Religious Penal Clauses 1905-2018
Ann Black, The University of Queensland, Australia

Om forfatteren

Li-ann Thio is Provost Chair Professor and Jaclyn L Neo is Associate Professor, both at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law.