The Attorney-General’s Chambers agrees to withdraw the charge against him as the prosecution has no intention of continuing with the case.
CMA cannot be repealed as it deals with many regulatory frameworks, says minister.
UPDATED 4.15PM | He also wants to review certain provisions in the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.
UPDATED 5.38PM | Mazlan Aliman is also Amanah supreme council member.
MCMC took action against 3,721 social media accounts last year, with the majority of them removed.
He pleads guilty to four charges under the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.
In dismissing lawmaker Sivarasa's appeal, High Court adds that freedom of expression is not absolute.
The increasing use of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 to target independent media is worrying, says group.
Advocacy group urges Malaysia to urgently review CMA, to comply with international freeedom of expression standards.
This is the lightest punishment among 12 recent convictions under the Communications and Multimedia Act.