Media groups want freedom to cover Dewan Rakyat sitting
Published:  Sep 9, 2021 2:23 PM
Updated: 2:27 PM

Media advocacy groups today urged the Parliament to stop restricting press coverage of Dewan Rakyat sittings, after only 16 media agencies were allowed to cover the upcoming session that will start next week.

In a statement, the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ), Gerakan Media Merdeka (Geramm), and the National Union of Journalists (NUJM) said they are disappointed with the move, describing it as detrimental to press freedom.

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