Tag: Communications and Multimedia Act
Court to sentence Zamri Abd Razak on Monday.
The man who works as a fish delivery man had pleaded guilty to posting remarks insulting the death of two policemen.
Syahredzan Johan and Fadiah Nadwa Fikri say it’s unfair to use the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 on him, and that the punishment meted out is harsh
Human rights campaigner calls for breaking up communications act to keep industry regulation apart from cybercrime, security and freedom of expression.
A 32-year old man from Alor Setar is alleged to have posted remarks about Mahathir, mentioning the financial scandals of the 1980s.
The man was detained following a report by some NGOs unhappy by his insult against the PM and Islam.
Penang police chief Comm A Thaiveegan says investigation papers have been submitted to the state prosecutor's office.
Lawyers say a recent order made by a sessions court is unreasonable.
Fellow cartoonist Zunar thinks Fahmi has done nothing wrong, while Lawyers for Liberty executive director Eric Paulsen says the conviction is preposterous and the sentence harsh
CID chief Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd says the controversial singer and actor is believed to be abroad after releasing music video shot in Putrajaya.
Member of civil rights NGO Aliran initially denied access to lawyers, but human rights lawyer Siti Kasim says cops relented after she reminded them of his rights.
Suaram says Sarajun, whose arrest is believed to be related to a social media posting, is being held in Dang Wangi district police HQ.
Human rights NGO suggests authorities are instead using Communications and Multimedia Act to stifle freedom of expression as it is easier to prosecute.
The youth activist faces a third police investigation in the past year, believed to be over a social media posting about a fire in a squatter house in Tawau.
PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli says his statements on Prasarana investment in Saudi metro line based on reply given by Prime Minister Najib Razak in Dewan Rakyat.
Blogger Abdul Muhaimin Mohd Muhayeddin is charged with posting a doctored picture of Prime Minister Najib Razak behind prison bars.
Facebook posting of photo of man allegedly holding placard with obscene words sees him charged with 'intent to upset others', which carries a maximum fine of RM50,000.
Saying the Communications and Multimedia Act is too vague, rights activists suggest the terms be clearly defined and allowance be given for political dissent.
Electoral watchdog says authorities should focus on more serious crimes instead of nabbing citizens for expressing their opinions.
The government has finished its 18-month review and will take proposals to parliament soon.