31 Oct '13, 6am

Ruling for Mkini shows a fiercely independent Malaysian judiciary

Updated: 31/10/2013 - In Britain, the (alleged) end of 300 years of Press Freedom as the Queen gives go-ahead to Press regulations royal charter. Read it all h e r e. Let them print (and be damned!). Pro-government blogger Bujai, a veteran journalist himself, is loudly and openly opposed to independent pro-Opposition news portal Malaysiakini getting a printing licence. "We don't need such a newspaper in circulation as it spews more lies than truth," he asserts in his latest posting, NO to Mkini printing permit! He has asked Home Minister Zahid Hamidi to "find a legal way to reverse the court's decision". Well, I'm afraid there's very little that the government can do except appeal the decision. Because - and we are witnesWhat we are witnessing is how fiercely independent our judiciary is. If the judiciary was in the pockets of politicians (as pro-Opposition portals often a...

Full article: http://www.rockybru.com.my/2013/10/ruling-for-mkini-shows...

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