Finas Act not meant to stifle personal freedoms – minister clarifies

Modified 23 Jul 2020, 12:08 pm

Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah clarified that the government does not intend to use the National Film Development Corporation (Finas) Act 1981 to stifle personal freedoms.

This comes after the minister was heavily criticised since earlier today after he told the Dewan Rakyat that a license from Finas is required for all filming activities in Malaysia, even for personal use on social media.

In a statement this evening, Saifuddin clarified that...

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