Lawyers' application to challenge the act was dismissed today by a nine-member bench.
The former Bersih chair had filed the suit over her detention under Sosma in 2016.
COMMENT | Has the Harapan government run out of new ideas?
Muhyiddin Yassin says areas of focus include detention periods, police’s powers of arrest and judicial intervention.
Family members say courts should wait for Putrajaya to amend Sosma.
LETTER | Measures can be taken now to while waiting for the act to be repealed in Parliament.
The Home Ministry, in a parliamentary reply, says the committee is currently studying the relevance of six laws.
This process will take some time and has to be on a case-by-case basis, says deputy minister.
PARLIAMENT | BN politicians passed these laws but now are worried about 'backfire', says senator.
Sec-gen Alwi Ibrahim says the special committee would take into account every view raised.
UPDATED 4.30PM | This after coming to an agreement with deputy de facto law minister Hanipa Maidin.
'The law will go soon, subject to consultation with many ministries,' says Tommy Thomas.
They will only cease once the new gov't fulfils its promise to repeal the controversial law.
MP SPEAKS | As such, we must press for a moratorium on oppressive laws like Sedition Act and others.
COMMENT | Laws used to silence dissenters are still in place, gov't critics still being investigated.
However, this is subject to being paid compensation commensurate with his suffering, he says.
YOURSAY | 'The only way to teach those who want Sosma is to find an excuse to detain them...'
Musa Hassan warns of significant rise in criminal activity if security laws abolished.
COMMENT | Even without Sosma, our Penal Code is enough to 'preserve security, save lives'.
He stresses Sosma, which allows for detention without trial, is needed for counter-terrorism purposes.
To educate the society and resolve the confusion over Sosma, and it should be broadcast live on TV, says Hanipa Maidin.
He said Sosma was meant to help maintain public order, has more safeguards than the ISA it replaced.
A Sivanesan says the law should be tweaked to allow its detainees to be tried in court.
Lawyer Syahredzan Johan urges Harapan to consult all stakeholders in their quest to trash draconian BN-era laws.
Deputy minister begs for time as the previous regime has left 'too much damage' for things to be done swiftly.
Saari Sungib writes open letter to Dr M asking for Sosma, Poca, and Pota to be scrapped on Aug 31.