Fake news bill for Putrajaya to stifle critics, says Dr Mahathir

Yasmin Ramlan

THE Anti-Fake News Bill is unnecessary as Malaysia has enough laws to regulate the press and to deal with false allegations, Pakatan Harapan chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.

The bill, tabled by Putrajaya in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday, is aimed at suppressing dissent and criticism against the government, the opposition’s prime minister candidate added.

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  • Putrajaya’s critics could well do with some stifling. Because all we ever hear from PH is criticism .....endless, personalised, vindictive criticism. And not one positive, visionary, forward looking word from the bitter old failures of Harapan. May sll the gods of man’s contrivance save us from such s horrendous fate as s PH win

    Posted 4 years ago by Dennis Da Menace

    • All the ruling party can respond to the criticisms is silence. This is baffling the mind of most Malaysians.

      Posted 4 years ago by Tanahair Ku

    • Like no honour to safeguard, no reputation to defend. Sigh…

      Posted 4 years ago by Tanahair Ku