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Lawyer: IS symphatisers can appeal to drop terror charges too

Sympathisers of the militant group IS charged with promoting the group might also get their cases dropped. This comes after today's decision by the Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to withdraw charges against suspects linked to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), said a lawyer.

M Hafiz Zainol Abidin, a criminal lawyer who has represented defendants in several terrorism-related cases before, said the charges against his clients were mostly similar to the 12 men who were charged with supporting and promoting LTTE.

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