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Cabinet to review sedition law

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The minister responsible for law and institutional reform, Azalina Othman Said, announced that the cabinet has agreed in principle for the Sedition Act 1948 to be limited only to matters involving the royalty.

BFM talks to Firdaus Husni, the chief human rights strategist at the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights, about the significance of this and why clarity is important in how future cases involving the “three Rs” – race, religion and royalty – are covered by the law.

Produced by: Natasha Fusil
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan and Sharaad Kuttan

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AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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