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MALAYSIA-SEDITION ACT SHOULD NOT BE USED AGAIN

MALAYSIA-SEDITION ACT SHOULD NOT BE USED AGAIN
Flickr in Wikimedia Commons, July 2008

 

By Azmi Sharom

The Star-Dec 5

If the police are investigating people under the Sedition Act, will it not be pointless if there is no prosecution under that law because it is the government’s policy not to use it? Would it not be wiser to simply start investigations using laws that we can guarantee will be enforced?

Read more at: https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/columnists/brave-new-world/2018/12/05/sedition-act-should-not-be-used-again-other-options-are-available-to-the-authorities-in-the-penal-co/#ru0ReR1cOvtRKDBH.99

First published in: The Star

 

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