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IGP says fake news probe against Dr M likely to be dropped

  • May 29, 2018
The probe against Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad for allegedly spreading fake news is likely to be dropped, said Inspector-general of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun (above) today.Asked whether the investigation would be continuing, he said: "Not likely. Because as what we have been informed, Tun (Mahathir) has given his statement on the matter."So we will abide by his statement that was made previously," Fuzi told reporters after a buka puasa event with Mahathir, Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin an
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Fake News created by TV3 and Najib

  • May 6, 2018
Out of desperation, BN's president Najib Abdul Razak created a fake news that the large crowd at Pakatan Harapan rallies were "bussed in". TV3, the media controlled by BN alleged they were "doctored photographs" during its Buletin Utama news section. TV3 claimed it was a "desperate act" by the opposition to garner support.Those that attended the campaigns of Pakatan Harapan can be the witness.The following are the mega turnouts by supporters of Pakatan Harapan nationwide.Kuala LumpurPutrajayaSel
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Fake news law: Guilty until proven innocent?

  • Apr 15, 2018
LETTER | The term is innocent until proven guilty, but the same can’t be said for the Anti- Fake News Act that was recently gazetted despite strong opposition from the public, as they deemed the act was just another repressive state apparatus to curb the freedom of speech.That aside, I think it is also important for Malaysians to see this act objectively to fully gauge its pros and cons. If nothing at all, the initiative by the government to enact laws that tackles new forms of issues in the c
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Demi Rakyat, Fights 'Fake News'.

  • Apr 4, 2018
Pakatan Harapan (PAKATAN) launches three new applications namely Demi Rakyat, tARiq & SPERA that allows Malaysians to get transparent and up to date information in conjunction with the 14th General Election.Source from:https://selangortv.my/demi-rakyat-perang-fake-news-jom/
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Let the Government Knows They Can’t Attack Sources of News

  • Apr 4, 2018
Why is Najib pushing fake news laws before Malaysia election?While the prime minister and his ruling Barisan Nasional coalition claim the bill is to protect citizens, observers are not convinced Najib and his lieutenants solely have the national interest in mind. In Malaysia, where the mere act of caricaturing Prime Minister Najib Razak as a clown could get you thrown in jail, plans for a new law to stamp out “fake news” before a landmark election have set alarm bells ringing among the
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Anti-Fake News Law Can Inspire An Authoritarian Form of Government.

  • Apr 2, 2018
COMMENT: Though the concern over the utilisation of fake news is global, which the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) agrees must be managed; SUHAKAM having perused the Anti-Fake News Bill 2018 (“Bill”) cannot support the Bill for the following reasons:1. The Bill in its present form has far reaching consequences as the law could be used to exert government control over the media. At present, Malaysia is ranked poorly at 144th out of 180 countries by Reporters Without Borders in t
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Disgusted By BN's Actions - Anwar Ibrahim

  • Apr 2, 2018
Press Statement31 March 2018I am disgusted by the BN's actions in bulldozing through the Dewan Rakyat the re-delineation proposal. This is a serious matter which should have taken weeks to debate and discuss. Instead it was hurried through in just 2 hours! This is not a proper and lawful re-dileanation exercise, but a blatant and unconstitutional act of gerrymandering. It is an admission by the BN that they would lose the general election using the old boundaries.The BN are also rushi
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