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Minister says action taken after Bernama TV host name-calls Al Jazeera on air

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Modified 8 Jul 2020, 3:26 pm

Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said action had been taken over an incident where a host on Bernama TV called Al Jazeera "Al Jahiliyah" (the ignorant) and told the Qatar-based international broadcaster to "shut up".

"We may disagree with the report of a news channel but we cannot call them with such a name.

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