Police ‘intimidating’ youth movement, says Lawyers for Liberty


Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad watches a session of Parlimen Digital, which is now the subject of a police investigation. – Facebook pic, July 6, 2020.

PARTICIPANTS of the youth-led Parlimen Digital initiative did not break any law, which makes the police investigation into their activities an act of intimidation, Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) said.

The legal rights advocacy group said youth involvement in political discourse should instead be encouraged because it would benefit Malaysia’s democracy, said LFL co-ordinator Zaid Malek.


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