Street protests no longer an offence under PAA amendments

Alyaa Alhadjri & Kow Gah Chie

Modified 1 Jul 2019, 8:00 am

PARLIAMENT | Amendments to the Peaceful Assembly Act (PAA) 2012, which were tabled for first reading in the Dewan Rakyat today, will see the decriminalisation of street protests as part of the government's promised legal reforms.

Up until now, the PAA has only allowed stationary rallies...

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