Court action against Mkini will lead to more media censorship, says CIJ

18 Jun 2020, 7:01 am

Updated a year ago


A media independence watchdog has expressed deep concern over the recent filing of an ex-parte application by Attorney-General Idrus Harun to initiate contempt of court proceedings against Malaysiakini and its editor-in-chief, Steven Gan.

The application was over comments made on Malaysiakini's website by the news portal's readers.

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