Malaysia’s new government urged to abolish “Anti-Fake News” act
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Award-winning journalist and union activist Wan Noor Hayati Wan Alias was charged for Facebook posts on the coronavirus and the finance minister. Media groups call for all charges to be dropped.

Investigators are urged to balance public interest and the right to privacy.

The summons issued by religious authorities could be linked to a book by Maryam Lee which argues for the right of Malay Muslim women to decide if they wish to wear a traditional headscarf.