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Kit Siang: New anti-fake news law just my own view

Kow Gah Chie & Jasmine Foong

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Modified 20 Jun 2018, 4:36 am

DAP Iskandar Puteri parliamentarian Lim Kit Siang stressed today that the proposal for media practitioners to draft a new Anti-Fake News Act (AFN Act) was merely his personal view.

It is not the stand of Pakatan Harapan to draft its own version of the AFN Act, Lim said at a press conference.

"Whether that view will be accepted by the cabinet, you have to ask Prime Minister Dr Mahathir (Mohamad)," he said when asked to elaborate on his stand for a new AFN Act, despite Pakatan Harapan having pledged to abolish the existing law...

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