Tag: book ban
Zaid Ibrahim's book 'Assalamualaikum' was banned in 2017.
The Turkish academic says free download of the Malay edition will allow Malaysians to make up their own minds.
The High Court's defence of the government's ban on three books by IRF marks the death of critical thinking.
IRF says the court decision confirms minister's absolute discretion to curtail opinions.
Judge Nordin Hassan allows a judicial review application by the group to challenge the ban and set aside Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's decision on the matter.
The High Court allows the cartoonist to claim general damages from the government over the 2017 ban of his book, 'Sapuman: Man of Steal'.
Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) is seeking a court order to declare the ban on its three publications null and void.
Home minister says the group’s book touches on Islamic teachings, something which the ministry is not an authority on.
The book, 'Breaking The Silence: Voices of Moderation: Islam in a Constitutional Democracy', was banned in 2017 by the previous administration.
Tommy Thomas decides to drop a challenge seeking to overturn the appeal court's decision to quash the ban.
'Sapuman' merupakan antara 9 karya Zunar yang diharamkan kerajaan dengan alasan mengancam keamanan.
The High Court has granted leave to the cartoonist to challenge the government’s decision to ban his book ‘Sapuman: The Man of Steal’.
Lawyer Malik Imtiaz says G25 seeks to revoke ban on its book because the home minister has no basis to impose a ban that is outside his scope of powers.
PJ Utara MP Tony Pua says banning of Zaid Ibrahim's book shows the immense and arbitrary power that the Printing Presses and Publications Act holds.
Former minister Zaid Ibrahim says the country has not seen so many books being banned as what is happening now under the current administration.
Former minister Zaid Ibrahim tweets that his book launched in Oct 2015 has been banned by govt, thus becoming latest book on Islam falling foul of home ministry.
The Muslim group must get leave from a judge of the apex court before a five-man bench can hear whether there is merit to consider a declaration that a provision in the Printing Presses and Publications Act is against the constitution.
The Islamic Renaissance Front has also filed a motion in the Federal Court to seek a declaration that a provision allowing Putrajaya to control undesirable publications is also unconstitutional.
Group files judicial review to remove ban on “Breaking the Silence: Voices of Moderation" after efforts to discuss ban with home minister comes to naught.
The Turkish intellectual who was arrested in Malaysia last month ‘reminds’ the federal government of the dangers of imposing ignorance over the people.
Norshahril Saat of the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute says society should give intellectuals and activists space to develop critical ideas, and be aware that such groups are relevant for modern needs.
UCSI professor Tajuddin Rasdi says banning books by acknowledged scholars is a dangerous trend that can lead to a degenerate society.
The LFL chief says the move is inconsistent with Malaysia's effort to get re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council.
Lawyers for Liberty chief Eric Paulsen says as a modern democracy, Malaysia should not follow the path of repression, totalitarianism with books banned on a whim.
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