A group of independent United Nations rights experts has urged the Government of Malaysia to withdraw its Sedition Act of 1948 amid allegations that critics of the country’s authorities have faced increasing criminalisation and...
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Suaram has called on the police and the Registrar of Societies to cease immediately the harassment and intimidation of leaders of Negara-Ku.
The Sedition Act is an outdated and repressive law that may be used by the Najib’s government to target anyone who speaks out against those in power, says Amnesty International.
Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan calls on the authorities to look into Ali’s allegation of ill treatment at Sungai Buloh prison and to ensure that his lawyers and family members are given regular access.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called on Malaysia to review the Sedition Act and to repeal or amend it in line with its international human rights obligations, reports the UN News...
Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM) warns that, seemingly dominated by Umno hardliners, the Najib government is pushing Malaysia to the brink of political chaos with the expanding Sedition Act dragnet.
More than two dozen NGOs from across Asia have written to Prime Minister Najib Razak to express serious concern over the Malaysian government’s clampdown on freedom of expression using the Sedition Act 1948.