Outcry over move to muzzle freedom of speech


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  • Friday, 28 Sep 2018

PETALING JAYA: The Federal Court ruling that says governments can sue individuals for defamation has drawn a range of responses, reflecting the gravity of its possible consequences.

Constitutional lawyer Surendra Ananth said the decision was against the right of freedom of speech under Article 10 of the Federal Constitution.

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