Parliament: Attacks on journos increased last year

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  • Thursday, 12 Mar 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Six cases of physical attacks against journalists were reported last year compared with four in 2007, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Chor Chee Heung said.

One of the cases reported last year was in Perlis, where three people were charged under Section 323 of the Penal Code in the Kangar Magistrates Court on Dec 6. They were fined RM500 each and all paid their fines, he said.

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