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M'sia should heed UN's call to suspend 'fake news' ordinance, says professor

Alyaa Alhadjri

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Modified 6 Apr 2021, 4:53 am

The government should heed a call by the United Nations to suspend a fake news ordinance regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and emergency proclamation, an academician said today.

University of Nottingham Malaysia media professor Zaharom Nain (above) said the UN's call also strengthened similar demands made by various local groups.

Last month, activists held a peaceful protest against the ordinance outside Parliament... 

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