Contempt verdict an assault against freedom of speech and expression

By S Arutchelvan   THE guilty verdict for contempt against Malaysiakini (Mkini) yesterday resulting in a fine of RM500,000 is simply outrageous given the fact that Mkini is punished for something they did not report directly but a reader’s comment. Worse, the courts fined Mkini an amount of more than half of what the Attorney-General’s … Continue reading Contempt verdict an assault against freedom of speech and expression