The Gabungan Pembebesan Akademik group gathered to voice their dissatisfaction over the UUCA amendment.
UPDATED 1.08PM | PARLIAMENT | This will allow them to take part in political activities without the risk of disciplinary action.
The ministry will table several bills to amend laws involving institutions of higher learning next month.
This will come into place after the Universities and University Colleges Act is amended, says education minister.
COMMENT | Issues with the act go beyond political freedom and student council elections.
COMMENT | Restoring basic freedoms for students is one nation-rebuilding effort that cannot be delayed.
He says the issue must be clarified as to whether the autonomous status is “piecemeal or substantial”.
'Students have a right to be involved in politics, even if they are pro-Umno', says Syed Saddiq.
Minister says that the government plans to repeal the Act at the next Parliament sitting.
PARLIAMENT | Minister says this will serve as a short-term measure before the law is fully repealed.
PARLIAMENT | Education Ministry needs more time to study issue and consult stakeholders, says deputy minister.
INTERVIEW | The education minister vows to fulfil the Harapan manifesto, including the promise to repeal UUCA.
Mahasiswa Harapan calls Idris Jusoh's claim that students can join off-campus politics 'sweet talk'.
'They have the right to engage in politics outside campus,' says Idris Jusoh.
The long-time champion of the much-criticised law says Malaysians are more mature now.
Kesatuan Mahasiswa M'sia gives university one week to withdraw the student activist's suspension.
Bersih committee says UMS should defend students' rights to participate in democratic process.
After he spoke at a forum last night, some students believe ex-PM is appearing to be on their side to push forth his agenda.
Student activist Anis Syafiqah shares the stage with Dr M in a battle of minds.
There is a breakdown in the rule of law now, the former premier says, which is why student protests needed.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad was the education minister when UUCA was introduced.
ADUN SPEAKS | The Act makes critical thinking impossible in campuses across Malaysia.