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PETALING JAYA: Rights groups have lauded the Cabinet’s agreement to a moratorium on the Sedition Act and called for the law to be repealed as soon as possible.
KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Malaya law lecturer Associate Prof Dr Azmi Sharom is challenging the constitutionality of the Sedition Act 1948.
PETALING JAYA: A group, which includes former Inspector-General of Police Tun Haniff Omar and former Commissioner of Police Datuk Othman Talib, has issued a statement rejecting calls for the repeal of the Sedition Act and criticising the Malaysian Bar Council’s stand against the Act.
PETALING JAYA: The National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC) will continue to propose improvements to the Sedition Act 1948 despite the Government’s decision to retain the law.
PETALING JAYA: The Government will not rush into replacing the Sedition Act with a new law before studying all relevant aspects, including the importance of having preventive measures, says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court has declared the Sedition Act 1948 constitutional and that its penalties are a reasonable restriction on the right to free speech.
PETALING JAYA: The Bar Council has called on the Government to stick to its earlier promise to repeal the Sedition Act.
PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) “regrets” the Government's decision to retain the Sedition Act, especially since Malaysia has just assumed two important international positions.