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Disturbing legal implications


Found guilty: Karpal leaving the High Court in Kuala Lumpur on March 11 after being convicted of sedition and fined RM4,000. -Bernama

Found guilty: Karpal leaving the High Court in Kuala Lumpur on March 11 after being convicted of sedition and fined RM4,000. -Bernama

Two recent cases raise the issue of what amounts to sedition and why one can’t question or challenge a ‘fatwa’.

THE recent conviction of Karpal Singh under the Sedition Act and the charging of Kassim Ahmad under the Federal Territories Syariah offences law raise some disturbing questions with serious implications as to where we are headed as a democratic nation.

Opinion , Azmi Sharom

   

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