Media groups submit memorandum to ministry on press freedom

The NGOs hope the government can promote press freedom and creates an environment that allows the media to function freely. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 3, 2021.

THREE media groups – the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ), Gerakan Media Merdeka and National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Peninsular Malaysia, today handed over a memorandum to Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah calling for the government to continue to ensure freedom of the press.

NUJ president Farah Marshita Abdul Patah said the memorandum was handed over in conjunction with World Press Freedom Day which is celebrated on May 3.

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