COMMENT | Sliding back on freedom of speech

Syahredzan Johan


COMMENT | A few days ago, it was reported that Muar MP Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman was questioned by the police over a media interview he gave back in March. The interview was on Al-Jazeera’s ‘UpFront’ programme hosted by Mehdi Hasan in which the former youth and sports minister was critical of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and the Perikatan Nasional government.

According to the police, Syed Saddiq was being probed under Section 4(1) of the Sedition Act 1948 and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998...

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