Fight 'fake news' with facts, not Acts!
Nalini Elumalai, Malaysia Program Officer, ARTICLE 19
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Yesterday, a group of activists peacefully gathered outside of Parliament to protest the Emergency (Essential Powers) (No 2) Ordinance 2021 or simply known as the Fake News Ordinance. We speak to one of the protestors about what went down yesterday, as well as why this new ordinance is problematic.
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Produced by: Dashran Yohan
Presented by: Dashran Yohan, Juliet Jacobs, Hezril Asyraaf
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Categories: Politics, Social Issues, law & legal matters
Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, fake news, misinformation, disinformation, Fake News Ordinance, Emergency Essential Powers 2 Ordinance 2021, free speech, democracy,