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LFL: Using cops against PM's critics a 'slippery slope'
Published:  Nov 30, 2022 10:44 AM
Updated: 2:44 AM

Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has been urged to use civil courts instead of the police to deal with defamation.

In a statement today, Lawyers for Liberty director Zaid Malek said the prime minister does not have a special status in law and cannot call on the police to defend his reputation.

"It is unacceptable for the new government, which promised reform, to immediately call for police action../.

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