DOES Malaysia’s monarchy need special legal protection from insults or ridicule? The Nut Graph asks political scientist Dr Wong Chin Huat whether Malaysia needs yet another law to curb freedom of expression and what the impact would be.
Mohd Noor Abdullah
KANGAR, 5 March 2009: The Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail, said the Malay Rulers’ dignity needed to be protected at a time when issues that touched on the Rulers’ power and the social contract were being raised. He said the Rulers had a role of protecting all Malaysian citizens regardless of race, […]