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fb2fccd1cd83d08fdd4ea49e28c1ffdb Writing and expressing opinions which has seditious tendency in the social media is on the rise. Lately, the University Malaya law lecturer Asso Prof Dr. Azmi Sharom was charged in Session court over a charge of making alleged seditious comments on an online portal concerning the 2009 Perak crisis. He was charged under Section (4) (1)(b) and Section 4(1)c) of Sedition Act 1948. But the Malaysian Bar Council claims that Dr. Azmi’s comments were within the reasonable exercise of academic freedom and public discourse. Understanding and translating the Constitution and laws of the country is not the monopoly of BAR Council. Malaysians need to be educated on Sedition particularly the provisions enlisted in Section 4 of the Sedition Act. The meaning of "seditious tendency" is defined in section 3 of the Sedition Act 1948. Under section 3 (1), those acts defined as having a seditious tendency are acts with a tendency ( a) to bring into hatred or contempt or to excite disaffection against any Ruler or against any Government. 4 (1) Any person who- (a) does or attempts to do, or makes any preparation to do, or conspires with any person to do, any act which has or which would, if done

7551f266fb73c173b8ce534ba1dec6f2 THERE is a theory why the Sultan of Selangor might not accept Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as the mentri besar of his state. The ruler does not want an MB who has a convicted husband. On March 7, the Court of Appeal overturned a High Court decision in January 2012 that acquitted Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim on a charge of sodomising former aide Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan, Anwar was accused of committing the offence at a condominium unit in Bukit Damansara on June 26, 2008. A three-member

anwar-saifulPUTRAJAYA – The Federal Court here has set Oct 28 to hear the appeals involving Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy case. The Opposition Leader’s lawyer, Ramkarpal Singh said on Thursday that the Federal Court had set Oct 28 and 29 to hear cross-appeals of both the defence team and the prosecution. Anwar is applying to the Federal Court to acquit him of his sodomy conviction by the Court of Appeal. However, the prosecutor sought to increase his jail sentence from the current five years. Anwar

PAGE_1 KUALA LUMPUR: Many hands make light work is embodied perfectly by the non-governmental organization (NGO) from Pertubuhan Wanita Islam (PERTIWI) yesterday. Pertiwi helps the homeless community around Kuala Lumpur as the rest of the contented city folks goes on with their good life. Some of the help provided are the Pertiwi Soup Kitchen, used clothes as well as health examinations from Pertiwi Health Services. About 80 percent of the homeless in the city are Malaysians while the remaining


The Discretionary Power of the Royal Highness the Sultan of Selangor in the appointment of Menteri Besar according to the Constitution of Selangor.

Q1: Who has power to appoint the Menteri Besar of Selangor?


Q2: What are the criteria to become MB Selangor? A2: Under Article 51 (1) of the Second Part of the Laws of the Constitution of Selangor, 1959 under the Machinery of Government, on appointment by His Royal Highness, “by Instrument under His Sign Manual and the

NEGARAKU_COALITION_NGO_LAUNCHWhat is the significance of Negara-Ku, the newly formed coalition? Why should we rejoice in the formation of another coalition that was formed among others, by the signatories of COMANGO petition? Have we forgotten that these signatories are the same persons who had opposed the articles in the constitutions that is pertinent in the sanctity of Islam as the religion of the Federation? We have not yet come to an agreement of what constitute the definition of racism, but we’re quick to agree to

MAS1 SINGAPORE - Khazanah Nasional, the biggest shareholder of Malaysia Airlines (MAS), has suggested privatization as an option ahead of a proposed restructuring of the loss-making carrier, reports quoted people with knowledge of the process as saying on Wednesday. Khazanah Nasional owns 69.4% of Malaysian Airline System Bhd, the company that owns the MAS brand. At its annual general meeting recently, MAS CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said the flag carrier needed a radical overhaul to survive as it