Malaysiakini
OPINIONS

COMMENT | Stop using bully tactics to silence voices of the young

Martin Vengadesan

Published

COMMENT | If there’s one thing that makes it clear that today’s Malaysia has more than its share of toxicity it’s the sight of bright young minds struggling to defend themselves in cyberspace.

The story of YouTuber Veveonah Mosibin should have been a simple one, but now the poor girl from the rural village of Kampung Sapatalang, Pitas, Sabah has found herself at the centre of unwanted news coverage after she was accused in the Dewan Negara of misleading the public.

Even though Communications and Multimedia Deputy Minister Zahidi Zainul Abidin subsequently apologised over the matter, Kudat MP and fellow deputy minister Abdul Rahim Bakri pressed the issue further...

All Access Plan
starting from

~RM12

per month
Subscribe Now
You can cancel anytime.
Get unlimited access to our articles on web and apps
Add comments to our articles
Bookmark articles to read later
We accept
Student or Senior Citizen? Get a special rateGroup / Institutional / Corporate Plans
Already Subscribed?
Sign In

Share