Allow non-official media in polling centres, urges journalists’ group

The EC says only official media are allowed to enter nomination centres for the Sabah elections due to Covid-19 SOPs. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 12, 2020.

THE Centre For Independent Journalism (CIJ) is urging the Election Commission (EC) to reconsider its decision to bar non-official media from entering nomination centres, as in Sabah earlier today. 

CIJ executive director Wathshlah G. Naidu also urged the EC to allow all media personnel and journalists to enter vote-tallying centres when Sabahans go to the polls on September 26. 

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