Fake news law ‘too sweeping with aim to scare the people’, says Khalid Samad

Raevathi Supramaniam

Former Federal Territories minister Khalid Samad says the new fake new ordinance which comes into effect today carries a severe implication and should not have been passed without going through Parliamentary debate. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, March 12, 2021.

THE new fake news ordinance which came into effect today is “too sweeping and works to scare the people”, said Khalid Samad.

“These laws carry a severe implication and are in contradiction to the constitution,” the former Federal Territories minister said.

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