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Under Emergency Cover, Malaysia Issues Much-Maligned Fake News Ordinance

Zaid Malek, Coordinator, Lawyers for Liberty

15-Mar-21 07:47

Under Emergency Cover, Malaysia Issues Much-Maligned Fake News Ordinance

Despite being ostensibly narrower than other fake news legislation, there's much to be concerned about with this latest ordinance, including its ambiguous interpretation and dearth of detail, according to Zaid Malek, Coordinator for Lawyers For Liberty.

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