Why fear if nothing to hide, Nur Jazlan asks NGOs

comments     Kow Gah Chie     Published     Updated

Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed said civil society organisations should not be concerned over police investigation over their funding if they have nothing to hide.

He also rubbished Lawyers for Liberty executive director Eric Paulsen's claim that the probe on foreign funding recieved by NGOs is part of a "post-Umno annual general meeting witch-hunt".

Several NGO leaders have been called for questioning as part of police investigations into Bersih for alleged funding from American billionaire George Soros-linked Open Society Foundations.

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