Woman remanded for insulting Terengganu MB on Facebook

Source: The Star

KUALA TERENGGANU: A woman was arrested after she allegedly insulted Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman on social media.

It is learned that the 45-year-old contractor had put up the derogatory comment on a Facebook Group called Gabungan Anak Terengganu.

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ARTICLE 19 launches Global Principles on Freedom of Expression and Privacy

Source: Article 19

PRESS RELEASE

7 March 2017, Geneva: Today, at a side event to the 34thsession of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), ARTICLE 19 launches The Global Principles on Freedom of Expression and Privacy, a ground-breaking document which provides a comprehensive, updated framework on the mutually reinforcing nature of these two rights in the digital world.

The Principles – developed in cooperation with high-level experts from around the world – aim to guide policy makers, legislators, the judiciary and civil society on how to ensure that the rights to freedom of expression and privacy are protected and where the balance should lie when they are in conflict, both online and offline. Read more