I think we have reason to question the intentions of the categories and definitions of fake news that the government has released.
The government came out with categories defining fake news during the Covid19 pandemic. Are they trying to curb fake news or just trying to shut everyone up?
Universities must ensure that learning happens in a way that isn’t oppressive, bias or exclusive. Let there be a safe space for students to make mistakes and learn.
It is good news that Utusan will not be ceasing operations. However, raising the price of the newspaper in order to be sustainable is a little bit worrying.
I have to be honest and say that I am quite worried. Why does the repeal of a law have to also be followed by a replacement?
Loud, enraged, and biased voices on the Internet have the potential to shut down different perspectives and discussions.
What is taking so long for the government to repeal the laws?
What is interesting gets hyped up and the truth faces the risk of being pushed down and drowned out.
Malaysians need to mature in their thought process, and once we have matured, then the hate speech spewed by different quarters of the media will die a natural slow death.
These are cases that gives a very confusing perception of the freedom of speech in Malaysia
So how can we actually be confident that this new attempt at creating laws will curb fake news instead of curbing freedom of speech?