Banning books 'a betrayal and a form of terror'

Looi Sue-Chern

Dr Mohd Faizal Musa, who writes under the pen name 'Faisal Tehrani' and has had six books banned by the government, finds that his latest work, Bagaimana Anyss Naik Ke Langit, is being shunned by booksellers. – Book cover pic, August 3, 2017.

AUTHOR Dr Mohd Faizal Musa has slammed the banning of books as a betrayal of the 1957 Proclamation of Independence and a form of “terror”, following the recent ban on “mind-disturbing” publications.

He said the ban was a symptom of a defeated Constitution, which was meant to safeguard fundamental rights and liberties.

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