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Bar urges Harapan gov't to fulfil manifesto pledge to repeal oppressive laws

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Malaysian Bar president George Varughese has said that the legal practitioners’ body will continue to voice its concerns over the continued use of oppressive laws such as the Sedition Act 1948, the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 (Pota), the Prevention of Crime Act 1959 (Poca), and the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma).

According to Varughese, the Malaysian legislative landscape need not be left in a time capsule by keeping regressive laws from the colonial era...

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