AG should seriously review use of Sedition Act - Wan Ji

Yasmin Ramlan

Modified 18 Jul 2019, 1:01 pm

INTERVIEW | Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin (photo, above) said Attorney-General Tommy Thomas should begin to seriously review the use of the Sedition Act 1948 before more people are victimised by the controversial law.

Wan Ji, currently appealing his own conviction under the security law, said a review was needed especially as Pakatan Harapan had promised to repeal the Sedition Act in its GE14 manifesto.

The use of other problematic acts such as the Security Offences and Special Measures Act 2012 (Sosma), Prevention of Crime Act (Poca) and Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) should also be looked into, he said...

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