HAKAM CONDEMNS TOXIC ONLINE BULLYING AGAINST
MS MARYAM LEE AND OTHER PROPONENTS OF UNDIROSAK MOVEMENT
Ms Maryam Lee, activist and writer, has received a vicious onslaught of online abuse following her public comments on the #UndiRosak Movement. The attacks on Ms Lee go far beyond criticism of her political ideas. Rather, they attack and bully her personally.
These online attacks are a breach of Ms Lee’s right to be free from inhuman or degrading treatment and her right to hold and express opinions without interference. Political disagreements should be addressed through respectful discourse, not through immature, personal attacks. Productive public discourse requires us to respect the humanity of our opponents, even if we strongly disagree with their views. Everyone is entitled to the protections human rights provide, regardless of their political view. Read more