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To manage freedoms, Sedition Act must go

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COMMENT | A few days ago, social media was abuzz with news that the Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah had deactivated her Twitter account @cheminahsayang.

It was speculated that the reason for her Twitter deactivation were toxic comments and cyberbullying from certain Twitter users. It must be noted that the Raja Permaisuri herself did not make any statement at that time about why she left Twitter.

Some overzealous netizens then started to identify the alleged perpetrators who had caused Tunku Azizah to deactivate @cheminahsayang. Police reports were lodged against several individuals...

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