Minister: We don't silence dissent, but be mature and ethical with opinions

Modified 27 Apr 2021, 8:29 am

Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah dismissed claims that the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government is silencing dissent, after the recent arrests of several activists.

“The government clearly upholds the freedom of expression as enshrined in the Federal Constitution.

“There are criticisms in all sorts of forms such as satire work and writings with critical elements against the government, yet there was no action taken all this time.

“In fact, such criticisms are reported by the media in general and...

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