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Books should be shielded from gov't interference, says group

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Modified 30 Jun 2020, 2:38 pm
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Books as an important form of expression should be shielded from government interference, said a loose network of intellectuals, writers and activists on action against a book which featured an image resembling the national coat of arms on its cover.

Agora Society in a statement noted that the controversial image, which went viral, had triggered the "most conservative" among Malaysians.

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