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Sock-gate: LFL decries alleged double standards in prosecutions
Published:  Mar 23, 2024 11:12 AM
Updated: 6:03 AM
Why are “big shots” and vigilantes allowed to walk free by fanning the flame on the socks bearing the word “Allah” issue, while unknown individuals get jailed for commenting on the issue online, Lawyers for Liberty has asked.

In a statement, the human rights group's director Zaid Malek referred to the jailing and fines imposed on two individuals, namely Chiok Wai Loong and Ricky Shane Cagampang, under Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act (CMA) 1998, for posting offensive Facebook comments on the socks controversy...

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