REPEAL OF THE SEDITION ACT IS COMMENDABLE
The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (the Commission) welcomes the announcement of the proposed repeal of the Sedition Act 1948, one of the many laws which it has previously called upon the Government to repeal, and hopes that this commendable move will enable a greater enjoyment of the basic human rights to freedom of speech as guaranteed under the Federal Constitution and as enshrined in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 (UDHR).
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“HUMAN RIGHTS FOR ALL”
TAN SRI HASMY AGAM
The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM)
12 July 2012