Dewan Negara says nay to repealing Anti-Fake News Act

Published on 12 Sep 2018 7:26:18 PM

The Dewan Negara has sent a Bill to repeal the Anti-Fake News Act back to the lower house. This came after 28 senators voted against the repeal, compared to 21 who supported it in a bloc vote. Three others chose not to vote. The senators' decision dealt a major blow to the ruling Pakatan Harapan coalition's bid to fulfil its pledge to repeal the Act after it came into power in May.

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