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After The Heat freeze, Malaysian Bar calls for PPPA repeal: By Boo Su-Lyn The Malay Mail Online December 28, 2...

By Boo Su-Lyn The Malay Mail Online December 28, 2013 KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 28 — The Malaysian Bar urged Putrajaya today to abolish the Printing Presses and Publications Act (PPPA) 1984 and to establish a Media Council instead, amid an indefinite suspension of The Heat weekly. Malaysian Bar president Christopher Leong criticised the recent suspension of The Heat that was ordered shortly after the paper reported on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s “big spending” nature in its November 23 to 29 issue, calling it an “unwarranted attack” on press freedom, as well as on freedom of speech and expression. “Action against The Heat is merely the latest event in a long list of state actions to suppress the press,” Leong said in a statement today. “Other instances include incidents during which the minister of home affairs harassed a Malaysiakini journalist who was asking him ques...

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