Monthly Archive: August, 2012

Journalist union disagrees with dormant rival over 114A

PETALING JAYA (Aug 29, 2012): The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has disagreed with the stand of the Kelab Wartawan Muda Malaysia (KWMM, or Young Journalists Club) on the controversial amendments to the… Continue reading

Suhakam wants gov’t to review Section 114A

Kuala Lumpur, Aug 25 – The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) wants the government to review, amend or even repeal Section 114A of the Evidence (Amendment) (No 2) Act 2012, saying it… Continue reading

A message to all #stop114a campaigners

Dear Netizens, Thank you for your participation in the Internet Blackout day on Aug 14, 2012. Malaysians made history! It was only possible because of the thousands who used the tools provided by… Continue reading

Gerakan supports the move to review Section 114A

Chang Ko Youn: It shows the government’s determination in political transformation Press statement by Gerakan Deputy President Dato’ Chang Ko Youn Gerakan Deputy President Dato’ Chang Ko Youn today supports the government’s move to review… Continue reading

Soalan-soalan Lazim Berkaitan Seksyen 114A Akta Keterangan 2012

1. Apakah itu Seksyen 114 A? Seksyen 114 A, “Andaian Fakta dalam Penerbitan”, merupakan pindaan terbaru terhadap Akta Keterangan 1950. Pindaan tersebut yang diluluskan Dewan Rakyat tanpa didebatkan terlebih dahulu pada 18 April… Continue reading

List of Participants in Internet Blackout Day!

If you support the Stop114A campaign, you are actually among many! Here’s the list – not extensive by any means – of individuals, groups, civil society organisations, websites, collectives, community forum, businesses, Facebook… Continue reading

About Section 114A (Chinese Version)

关于114A条文 114A条文是什么? What is Section 114A? 114A条文是《1950马来西亚证据法令》两项修正条文中的第二项。首相署部长纳兹里阿兹于4月18日向国会下议院提呈《2012年证据法令修正法案》进行一读,并获得马来西亚旅游部副部长詹姆士道达沃斯支持。第114A条文顺利通过二读和三读,并于5月9日于国会上议院通过。 114A条文的目的是什么? What is the purpose of Section 114A? 第114A条文针对涉嫌在互联网上发布非法和有害内容的行为。简言之,此修正法案让司法执行人员能够迅速地逮捕涉嫌在互联网发布煽动性、诽谤性或污蔑性内容的人士。 114A条文作了哪些不当的假设? What does Section 114A presume? 在“假设性的事实”下,114A条文将在互联网上发布信息的责任归咎于下列人士: (一)          拥有、管理、或编辑对公众开放言论空间的网页,如各类论坛或部落格的相关人士; (二)          提供网络伺服器或上网服务的相关人士;及 (三)          用以发布相关内容的电脑或仪器的持有人。 换句话说,任何涉嫌诽谤的内容如果来自你的用户名(username)、你所拥有的电子仪器、及/或无线网络(WIFI),114A条文将预先假定你犯上在互联网上发布非法内容的罪名。 若你的身份被盗用或骇客非法使用你推特或面子书帐号发布具诽谤性内容,你将面对什么后果呢? 在第114A条文下,你将被认定有罪,除非你能证明自己是清白的。 114A条文有哪些不妥之处?… Continue reading

More debate at ‘#Stop114A End of Internet Freedom?’ Forum than at parliament

There was plenty of debate and discussion at Saturday’s “114A Evidence Act-End of Internet Freedom?” forum, much more than in Parliament at the time the law was passed! Deputy Minister Saifuddin Abdullah, a… Continue reading

Jom! Bantah Seksyen 114A!

Pernahkah anda dengar mengenai Seksyen 114a yang merupakan pindaan terbaru terhadap Akta Keterangan 1950? Pindaan terbaru ini meletakkan beban membuktikan kesalahan pada pihak yang dituduh dan bukannya pihak yang menuduh. Sebagai contoh, jika… Continue reading

Tony Pua fully supports Internet Blackout Day

Media Statement by Tony Pua, DAP National Publicity Secretary and Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya Utara in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, 9 August 2012 in Kuala Lumpur Full support for “Internet Blackout… Continue reading