Sedition Act removal suffering from 'one study after another' - MP

B Nantha Kumar

Modified 21 Nov 2019, 10:46 am

PARLIAMENT | A backbencher today flayed the federal government for conducting "one study after another" with regards to the abolition of the Sedition Act 1948.

Ramkarpal Singh [PH-Bukit Gelugor] said the removal of the law, which critics have argued was open to abuse, was a simple affair.

"We want a proper explanation from the home ministry. Instead, we keep getting generic statements about more time being needed to conduct studies.

"(The public) is tired of these excuses," he said during the winding up speech on Budget 2020 by the Home Ministry...

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