Dangerous precedent, drop contempt proceedings against Mkini: CSOs

19 Jun 2020, 10:36 am

Updated a year ago

Editor's note: Following legal advice, Malaysiakini has disabled the comment feature for this article.

CSOs Article 19 and Civicus has urged Attorney-General Idrus Harun to drop the contempt proceedings against Malaysiakini and editor-in-chief Steven Gan and for the police to end their investigation into the matter.

“Article 19 and Civicus are concerned about contempt proceedings and a criminal investigation against online news media outlet Malaysiakini based on comments by readers on the Malaysiakini website.

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