Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks at a press conference after attending a parliament session in Kuala Lumpur on October 7. Photo: Nur Ain Shafinas/BERNAMA/dpa

Malaysian leader Mahathir vows to fix ‘draconian’ laws as activists decry slow pace of reforms

  • Last year, the government said it had identified 113 laws to be repealed, amended or drafted, but critics say very little progress has been made
  • The prime minister has finally come out and said he will amend the security offences law, just weeks after a dozen arrests were made under the legislation
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks at a press conference after attending a parliament session in Kuala Lumpur on October 7. Photo: Nur Ain Shafinas/BERNAMA/dpa
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