CIJ calls for charges against “Malaysiakini” bosses to be dropped
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The Centre for Independent Journalism said former prime minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad should apologize for posting online comments that “glorified violence and pushed out hate speech and misogynistic messages.”

Instead of using repressive laws to silence critics, the Centre for Independent Journalism urged the Malaysian government to “create an enabling environment that promotes critical thinking, healthy debates, transparency and accountability from the State.”

The Centre for Independent Journalism criticized the statement of the Parliament restricting the media outlets which can cover its proceedings. The list of accredited media also excludes online news portals that operate exclusively online.