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Nation 24 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

Experts: Sedition Act can be amended

PETALING JAYA: The Sedition Act does not require the consent of Council of Rulers or a two-thirds majority in Parliament to be amended or abolished, say lawyers and human rights groups.

Nation 18 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sedition Act is unconstitutional, says lawyer

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sedition Act is not enacted by Parliament and is therefore unconstitutional, said lawyer Gobind Singh Deo in an application that challenges the constitutionality of the Act.

Nation 13 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Rights groups praise move to abolish Sedition Act

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Rights groups have lauded the Cabinet’s agreement to a moratorium on the Sedition Act and called for the law to be repealed as soon as possible.

Nation 17 Sep 2014 | 2:27 PM Premium

Azmi Sharom applies to challenge constitutionality of Sedition Act

KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Malaya law lecturer Associate Prof Dr Azmi Sharom is challenging the constitutionality of the Sedition Act 1948.

Nation 17 Oct 2014 | 6:21 PM Premium

Former IGP, 19 others reject calls for repeal of Sedition Act

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.

Nation 10 Dec 2014 | 2:18 PM Premium

Saifuddin: NUCC's work not affected by decision to retain Sedition 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.

Nation 13 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Govt will not rush into replacing Sedition Act, says Najib

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.

Nation 07 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sedition Act 1948 ‘constitutional’

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.

Nation 09 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bar Council: Stick to promise to repeal Sedition Act

PETALING JAYA: The Bar Council has called on the Government to stick to its earlier promise to repeal the Sedition Act.

Nation 05 Dec 2014 | 4:56 PM Premium

Suhakam "regrets" government decision to retain 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.