Al Jazeera stands by its documentary, concerned over harassment of its staff

Modified 9 Jul 2020, 3:18 pm

Al Jazeera has said it stands by its controversial documentary on undocumented migrants and expressed concerns over the harassment its staff is facing due to the backlash over the documentary.

“Malaysian officials have criticised the documentary as being inaccurate, misleading, and unfair.

“Al Jazeera strongly refutes these charges and stands by the professionalism, quality, and impartiality of its journalism,” the organisation said in a statement today.

It also said it was concerned that its staff was now subject to...

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