On Press Freedom Day, Suhakam reminds gov't of law reform and media council

Modified 3 May 2020, 2:16 am

The Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has urged the government to reform or abolish laws which curtail press freedom and resume efforts to set up a media council.

In a statement in conjunction with World Press Freedom Day today, Suhakam advised the government to amend the Sedition Act 1948, Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984, Section 505b Penal Code and Section 211 and 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998...

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