The new law has sparked widespread anger from activists, press freedom groups and the opposition. Photo: EPA The new law has sparked widespread anger from activists, press freedom groups and the opposition. Photo: EPA
The new law has sparked widespread anger from activists, press freedom groups and the opposition. Photo: EPA
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Malaysia approves law against ‘fake news’ despite outcry

The new law has sparked widespread anger from activists, press freedom groups and the opposition, who believe it is more aimed at cracking down on dissenting voices than safeguarding the public 

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The new law has sparked widespread anger from activists, press freedom groups and the opposition. Photo: EPA The new law has sparked widespread anger from activists, press freedom groups and the opposition. Photo: EPA
The new law has sparked widespread anger from activists, press freedom groups and the opposition. Photo: EPA
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