Title

Soft law and the development of norms and trust in countering the terrorist threat: Engaging the faith communities in post-9/11 Singapore

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

6-2017

Abstract

On July 6, 2010, Singapore's Internal Security Department (ISD) announced that a “self-radicalized,” full-time national serviceman had been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) since April 4, 2010. Muhammad Fadil bin Abdul Hamid (Fadil), age 20, would be detained under the ISA for two years in the first instance. According to the media statement, Fadil had become convinced that “it was his religious duty to undertake armed jihad alongside fellow militants and strive for martyrdom.” According to local media reports, Fadil was the sixth known case of self-radicalization. Fadil was subsequently released on a Restriction Order on April 4, 2012.

Discipline

Law and Society

Research Areas

Law, Society and Governance

Publication

Journal of Church and State

Volume

59

Issue

2

First Page

226

Last Page

255

ISSN

0021-969X

Identifier

10.1093/jcs/csv101

Publisher

Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy E - Oxford Open Option E

Additional URL

http://doi.org./10.1093/jcs/csv101

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