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Cikgu Fadhli: Archaic Gag Order On Civil Servants

Dr Lee Hwok-Aun, Senior Fellow, Malaysian Studies Programme, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

18-Oct-22 07:45

Cikgu Fadhli: Archaic Gag Order On Civil Servants

There has been considerable outcry over potential disciplinary action taken against Cikgu Fadhli Salleh, a primary school teacher in Gombak, for social media posts critical of the education system. We discuss the rules governing civil service discourse on government policy and what this case reveals about the state of Malaysian education.

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning, Chong Tjen San

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Categories:  educationgovernmentcontroversies

Tags:  critical discoursecivil servantseducation systemgovernment policy

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