Govt hits out at Al Jazeera over false reporting

PUTRAJAYA: The government has hit out at the Al Jazeera news channel for airing what it claims is false news about Malaysia.Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said as an international news network, Al Jazeera was expected to have high ethics.

Referring to its programme 101 East aired on July 3 which accused the Malaysian government of arresting illegal immigrants using public health and safety concerns, he also called the report “irresponsible”.

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ismail sabri , al jazeera


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