Pahang govt demands RM1 million damages, apology from activist


Ravin Palanisamy

Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia president Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil says she is not intimidated by the Pahang government’s letter of demand and has referred the matter to her lawyers. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 10, 2022.

THE Pahang government has issued a letter of demand, seeking an apology and RM1 million in damages from activist Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil for allegedly making slanderous statements on logging activities in the state. 

The state government said the environmental activist had made defamatory statements on her Facebook on December 29 and 30 last year and during a Sinar Harian interview on January 12. 


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