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'Freedom of expression doesn't include freedom to insult religion'

Hariz Mohd

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Modified 27 Feb 2019, 1:59 pm

Freedom of expression does not encompass the freedom to insult others' religions, PKR president Anwar Ibrahim stressed today.

Commenting on the recent arrests of several individuals for insulting Islam, Anwar branded their actions "stupid and evil."

He added that this could end up disrupting national harmony if not met with stern action from authorities...

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