Fines aren’t enough for foul-mouthed MPs

Mustafa K. Anuar

Dewan Rakyat Speaker Johari Abdul plans to impose fines on parliamentarians who utter obscenities or say objectionable things. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 8, 2023.

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar 

IN a move to “cleanse” the Dewan Rakyat of racist and sexist remarks, its Speaker Johari Abdul recently announced his plan to impose fines on wayward parliamentarians. 

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