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Moves to improve press freedom in Malaysia met with cautious optimism

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Proposal to replace restrictive legislation with independent media council could end closures of outlets but campaigners remain waryThe Malaysian government is considering repealing a restrictive media law and creating an independent watchdog to regulate the industry.In a move that activists hope will become the first of many to improve press freedom in the country, the government is discussing the abolition of the Printing Presses and Publications Act (PPPA). Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jul/26/moves-to-improve-press-freedom-in-malaysia-met-with-cautious-optimism

Author : Saqib Rahim

Publish date : 2019-07-26 06:00:15

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