When name-calling does not promote democracy


Mustafa K. Anuar

The recent ban on the use of derogatory terms in Dewan Rakyat irks ex-minister Zuraida Kamaruddin, who feels it constitutes a curb on freedom of expression. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 26, 2023.

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar

THE recent ban on the use of derogatory terms in Dewan Rakyat has reportedly raised the ire of Zuraida Kamaruddin, who felt it constituted a curb on freedom of expression. 


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