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PM: Govt will repeal Sedition Act, new law on the way

Annabelle Lee

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Modified 11 Jul 2019, 9:08 am

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has confirmed that the government will repeal the Sedition Act 1948 before replacing it with a new law.

“We will first repeal the act," he said when asked today about Pakatan Harapan’s intentions for the colonial-era law...

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