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Malaysia antithesis of secular state?

If secularism is understood as the strict separation of religion from governance, then Malaysia would appear to be the antithesis of a a secular state. Only Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the Maldives have higher levels of state regulation. In Malaysia, the law requires Muslims to attend Friday prayer, to fast during Ramadan, and to abide by the halal dietary restrictions all year long.

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