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Stop charging people for insults under ‘unconstitutional’ law, says media NGO

The Centre for Independent Journalism says the section of the Penal Code used to charge two people for insulting the Prophet Muhammad has been declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

‘Banning political ownership of media not the way to go’

Centre for Independent Journalism director Sonia Randhawa says putting a cap on the shares held by political parties in mainstream media companies will infringe on freedom of expression.

Repeal PPPA first, then talk about media council, Putrajaya told

The Centre for Independent Journalism says it will be difficult for journalists to behave ethically as long as the Printing Presses and Publications Act is still in force.

CIJ slams conviction of activist for screening documentary

The Centre for Independent Journalism says conviction of Lena Hendry demonstrates the targeting of civil society for promoting discussions on human rights.

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