Lawyers concerned over ordinance combating 'fake news'

Modified 12 Mar 2021, 12:23 am

Several lawyers have expressed concerns with the new ordinance on battling "fake news" with the main issue being the interpretation of "fake" itself.

Lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla (above) said the keyword "fake news", as stated in the ordinance, is too general and the disputed statement should be proven as fake news in court...

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