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Topic: Communications and Multimedia Act 1998

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THE change of Government after the 14th General Election saw changes to our sphere of cyber and IT laws.
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Malaysia's ranking on the World Press Freedom Index 2019 jumped 22 places to 123 out of 180 countries, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The Paris-based watchdog attributed the significant...
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JOHOR BARU: Police have so far received 84 reports from the local residents in connection with the massive explosion and fire at the Petronas Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) ...
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JOHOR BAHRU, April 13 — Police have so far received 84 reports from the local residents in connection with the massive explosion and fire at the Petronas Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Develo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Media that publishes misleading reports on people’s issues may face regulatory action by the Media Council which to be set up soon, Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang PKR Youth (AMK) today lodged a police report against a man said to have defamed PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim by spreading a video clip on social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A gardener, who had pleaded not guilty to a charge of insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Facebook, changed his plea to guilty when the case came up for mention at the sessions court,...
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A gardener, who had pleaded not guilty to the charge of insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Facebook, changed his plea to guilty when the case came up for mention at the Sessions Court in Kuala Lum...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A gardener, who had pleaded not guilty to a charge of insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Facebook, changed his plea to guilty when the case came up for mention at the Sessions Court ...
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CYBERJAYA, April 8 — A gardener, who had pleaded not guilty to a  charge with insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Facebook, changed his plea to guilty when the case came up for mention at the S...
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PETALING JAYA (Bernama): A married couple and their company were charged in the Sessions Court here today with selling communication equipment, namely Android Boxes, which did not meet standards set by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former company sales manager who is charged with insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XV, Sultan Muhammad V, is filing an application for a revision at the High Court on constitutional ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — A former company sales manager who is charged with insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XV, Sultan Muhammad V, is filing an application for a revision at the High Court on con...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The sessions court here today set April 23 and 24 to hear the case of a former photographer of a production company charged with two counts of insulting Hinduism on his Facebook account.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no necessity for Malaysia to have ‘lese majeste’ laws like in Thailand to protect the sanctity of the royal institution against insults and attacks by irresponsible parties,...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 — The Sessions Court here today set April 23 and 24 to hear the case of a former photographer of a production company charged with two counts of insulting Hinduism on his Faceb...
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PARLIAMENT | Some provisions within the Sedition Act 1948 involving violations against the monarchy may be incorporated into the Penal Code.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says Putrajaya has no plans to implement lese-majeste laws similar to those in Thailand to forbid insult of the monarchy, and that such laws may not be sui...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 — The federal government said today it has no plans to introduce lèse majesté laws to curb insults against Malay rulers and the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on social media, saying ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has seized 16 items and interrogated three individuals for allegedly sending offensive and pornographic materials via social media.
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PUTRAJAYA: Two police reports have been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news on social media, relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix).
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PUTRAJAYA: Two police reports have been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media.
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Two police reports have been lodged over viral messages and images purportedly aimed at defaming Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, his press secretary Lufti Hakim said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — Two police reports have been lodged on fake pictures posted on social media that were maliciously aimed at Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, said the minister’s press secreta...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The authorities will not compromise and remain committed to taking stern action against any parties that threaten the country's security, stability or harmony by insulting the royal institution or any race or religion, Parliament was told.
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CYBERJAYA: Eleven locations in several states were raided by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in an effort to curb abuse of social media in the country.
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Eleven locations in several states were raided by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in an effort to curb abuse of social media in the country.
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The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) with help from the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) raided 11 locations in several states believed to have abused the use of social media.
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CYBERJAYA: Raids were carried out on 11 places in six states by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission over pornographic videos and SMS spam and other abuses of social media The raids ...
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CYBERJAYA, March 23 — Eleven locations in several states were raided by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in an effort to curb abuse of social media in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A gardener and a customer service personnel were charged separately today in the sessions court with insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Facebook.
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GEORGE TOWN: A lorry driver from Puchong, Selangor, has been charged with misusing internet services by posting a message against Malays and Islam on Facebook two months ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sabahan Jufazli Shi Ahmad who was recently arrested for “insulting the prime minister” will be released tomorrow, after a court rejected the police’s application to remand him for ...
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PETALING JAYA: Minutes after being released today, former DAP member Jufazli Shi Ahmad was rearrested, his lawyer said.
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Former Umno Youth leader Razlan Rafii has claimed that his controversial “tembak” remark should not be taken literally as a call to shoot DAP members and leaders.According to him, the term “temb...
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Police are looking to quiz former Umno Youth leader Razlan Rafii over his social media posting where he asked for DAP members to be "shot".
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52-year-old Zamri Abdul Razak, who initially pleaded guilty to two counts of insulting Hinduism on his Facebook account has changed his plea.The accused was charged under Section 233(1)(a) of the Comm...
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PETALING JAYA: About 500 Malaysian Muslims residing in Christchurch often perform their prayers at the two mosques that were attacked by a lone gunman on Friday.
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Facebook earlier today has revealed that the company took down 1.5 million videos that depict the attack on mosques at Christchurch in New Zealand earlier this week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Newly-elected president of the Malaysian Bar, Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor, said it would be good for Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to explain the decision to free Indonesian citizen Siti A...
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The police have nabbed a Facebook user who used his page to publish insults against the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong and the royal institution.
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The Johor government has denied allegations that there have been fatalities resulting from the dumping of toxic waste at Pasir Gudang.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun today said that a Facebook user identified as Sharil Chain was detained for posting insulting comments against the Yan...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has warned of legal action against those who share or circulate a video recording of the shootings today at two m...
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MCMC has issued a statement on March 15 urging everyone not to share recordings of the Christchurch mass shooting tragedy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has warned of legal action against those who share or circulate a video recording of the shootings today at two m...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has warned of legal action against those who share or circulate a video recording of the shootings today at two mosques in N...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has warned of legal action against those who share or circulate a video recording of the shootings today at two mosques in N...
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The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has warned of legal action against those who share or circulate a video recording of the shootings today at two mosques in New Zealand tha...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former photographer of a production company pleaded guilty today in the sessions court to two charges of insulting Hinduism on his Facebook account.
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A former photographer of a production company pleaded guilty today in the Sessions Court to two charges of insulting Hinduism on his Facebook account.
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PETALING JAYA: A coffee shop owner claims that his reputation has been tarnished over allegations on social media that he ordered his workers to kill stray dogs.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community are human beings and Malaysian citizens whose rights must be recognised, the Malaysian Bar said today.
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PETALING JAYA: A coffee shop owner claims that his reputation has been tarnished over allegations on social media that he ordered his workers to kill stray dogs.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 14 — A police report was lodged yesterday after an old video resurfaced on social media alleging that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng had a lot of money stashed in a CIMB account.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police arrested a 52-year-old man for his offensive comments on Hinduism on Facebook yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 52-year-old man has been arrested for insulting Hinduism on Facebook, Malaysia police chief Mohamad Fuzi Harun said on Tuesday (Mar 12).
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 52-year-old Facebook user was arrested by police in Bentong, Pahang late on Monday for allegedly posting insulting comments against Hindus in the social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian man was sentenced on Monday (Mar 11) to seven months’ jail for insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad in a Facebook post.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The sessions court today sentenced an unemployed man to seven months’ jail and fined him RM10,000, in default two months’ jail, for having insulted Islam and Prophet Muhammad in a po...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — The Sessions Court today sentenced an unemployed man to seven months’ jail and fined him RM10,000, in default two months’ jail, for having insulted Islam and Prophet Muh...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): An unemployed Facebook user today was sentenced to seven months' jail and a RM10,000 fine by the Sessions Court here after he admitted to insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A police report has been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media.
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A police report has been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media.
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PETALING JAYA: An aide to the finance minister today denied reports in which Lim Guan Eng had supposedly questioned Islam and was critical of the Malays, saying Lim never made such remarks.
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PETALING JAYA: A social media account owner has been sentenced to 10 years and 10 months’ jail, another pleaded guilty, and two others charged with insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad, Inspector-Ge...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have filed charges against four social media account owners for insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad, with one of them having been sentenced to imprisonm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) has filed charges against four social media account owners for insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad, with one of them having been sentenced to imprisonment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three men were charged today in the sessions court with 11 counts of insulting Prophet Muhammad and Islam on social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): Since last week, nine people have been charged nationwide with making offensive remarks on social media that can upset racial relations, according to Malaysian Communications a...
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Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) may be granted authority to remove fake news and racist posts from social med...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government is looking into the possibility of authorising the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to remove fake news and racist posts from social media, Communica...
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The government is looking into the possibility of authorising the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to remove fake news and racist posts from social media, Communications and M...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 7 — The government is looking into the possibility to authorise the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to remove fake news and racist posts from social media,...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government is looking into the possibility to authorise the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to remove fake news and racist posts from social media, Communicati...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have arrested the fourth Facebook account holder for allegedly uploading onto the social media platform offending remarks about Islam and Prophet Muhammad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested a fourth Facebook user for allegedly uploading offensive remarks about Islam and Prophet Muhammad on the social media platform.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — Police have arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad on social media, within 24 hours of detaining a 43-year-old suspect for the same...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have detained a Twitter account holder for allegedly insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad.
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The police have detained a Twitter account holder for allegedly insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have presented several proposals on the decision to formulate, abolish, update and amend more than 100 legislations in the coming Parliamentary...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — The police have successfully tracked down and arrested a 43-year-old man wanted for allegedly insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad on Twitter.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police believe Alvin Chow Mun Fai, the man wanted for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad, is still in the Klang Valley, according to Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — Police believe Alvin Chow Mun Fai, the man wanted for allegedly insulted Prophet Muhammad, is still in Klang Valley, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said a 43-year-old suspect who is wanted for insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad on Twitter is believed to be on t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): The Government is in the process of drafting amendments to legislations to enable them to deal with threats to national unity and security more effectively.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is in the process of drafting amendments to legislations to enable them deal with threats on national unity and security more effectively.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — The government is in the process of drafting amendments to legislations to enable them deal with threats on national unity and security more effectively.
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The police have detained three people and are on the hunt for one person over the insulting of Islam and Prophet Muhammad and his wife, Aisyah, said Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun (abo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — The police today said it has taken further action against four more individuals who have been accused of insulting Islam as well as Prophet Muhammad via social media.
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The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) issued a press release, stating that it’s issued 63 compounds adding up to RM2.32 million to various service providers up to February 20...
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The amount accounts for compounds issued until February this year – in comparison, the telcos were issued 77 compounds amounting to RM3mil for the entire of last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun confirmed that the police have initiated an investigation into a report lodged by Attorney General Tommy Thomas agai...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A senior citizen pleaded not guilty in the sessions court here today to two counts of uploading a caricature and transmitting offensive communications that allegedly insulted the Prophet...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — A senior citizen pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to two counts of uploading a caricature and transmitting offensive communications that allegedly insulted ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — PAS today demanded the Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal government step up its pace to rein in provocateurs against Islam if it does not want another “monster” rally of the um...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 — Authorities are investigating three individuals who have been accused of insulting Islam as well as Prophet Muhammad via social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 68-year-old man has been placed on remand for three days, beginning today, to facilitate investigations into his alleged insulting remarks against the Prophet Muhammad on social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — A 68-year-old man has been placed on remand for three days, beginning today, to facilitate investigations into his alleged insulting remarks against Prophet Muhammad on soc...
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PETALING JAYA: The MCA leader who criticised a leaked memo on instructions to hasten judicial hearings of high-profile cases and was subsequently summoned by Bukit Aman for questioning, has defended h...