G25 mulls legal action on book ban


G25 spokesperson Noor Farida Ariffin says the group will first seek an explanation for the ban from the Home Ministry, but will initiate legal action if the government is not forthcoming with answers. – Screenshot of book cover, July 31, 2017.

G25 is mulling legal action against the banning of its book on role of Islam in Malaysia by the Home Ministry if there is no explanation given on why the book is deemed prejudicial to public order.

Group spokesperson Noor Farida Ariffin said in an interview with business radio station BFM earlier today that the ban did not make any sense as they had never heard of any incident of public disorder or rioting caused by the book.


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