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The Impact of Parallel Legal Systems on Fundamental Liberties in Multi-religious Societies

Citation: bin Mohamed, Azahar (2016) The Impact of Parallel Legal Systems on Fundamental Liberties in Multi-religious Societies. (Unpublished)

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In this research paper Justice Azahar bin Mohamed (Federal Court Judge, Malaysia and 2015 Inns of Court Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies) considers the right to freedom of religion in multi-religious societies. In particular the author looks at some of the legal issues of the impact of parallel legal systems on the fundamental right to enjoy individual religious freedom and to lead varied lives as well as the responsibility to respect the rights of others to live as they choose according to their faiths. His aim is to explain and create a deeper understanding of some of the important legal issues and the growing challenges of legal pluralism and religious diversity in contemporary Malaysia and Britain.

Creators: bin Mohamed, Azahar and
Subjects: Law
Keywords: Human rights, Freedom of religion, Intellectual freedom, Minorities – legal status, law, Malaysia, United Kingdom
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Dates:
  • 31 May 2016 (submitted)

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