Freedom of Speech in Malaysia | Report

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RUNNING HEAD: FREEDOM OF SPEECH1NAME OF THE STUDENTNAME OF THE COLLEGEFREEDOM OF SPEECH IN MALAYSIAREPORT
FREEDOM OF SPEECH2ABSTRACTThis report speaks about the freedom of speech in Malaysia. We all are acquainted by therecent news of Malaysia related to riots and protests on limiting their freedom to express in thecountry. Here we will discuss about Malaysia’s past experiences of freedom of speech andexecuting rules and regulations. We will also talk about the problems Malaysia has come throughall the way. The topic is discussed in detail along with examples of recent scenarios which havetranspired in the country. The freedom of speech in Malaysia will also be compared to that of theUnited Kingdom.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH3ContentsABSTRACT....................................................................................................................................................2INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................................3DEMOCRACY IN MALAYSIA..........................................................................................................................4THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN THE UNTITED KINGDOM...............................................................................7COMPARISON OF FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN MALAYSIA AND THE UNITED KINGDOM..................................9CONCLUSION.............................................................................................................................................10REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................................11
FREEDOM OF SPEECH4INTRODUCTIONThis article talks about the freedom of speech in Malaysia. The recent incidents in thecountry have not given a positive stimulus to the world about their freedom to express in thecountry. The constitution of Malaysia officially has given the statement that people of thecountry have a right to speak and express themselves on any matter and form unions based onlike thoughts. But, on the other hand, it also restricts the limits of their rights under the Section 2.As per the constitution, this is for the interest and safety of the national security and also forbringing a sense of respect to the government.The constitution as well as the other Laws has a provision and rights to seek and punishthe ones who are found to be misbehaving with the freedom that they have got. They also have aright to punish the ones who are found exceeding their rights and taking the government forgranted. Basically, the government doesn’t support controversial speak ups on issues that arerelated to the special favors and rights offered to the native people of Malaysia.It is often argued that Malaysia is a multiracial society. It is mostly liable to the conflictsrelated to race, and the country requires laws which stop the spread of racial prejudice andbigotry of religious views. Constitution prohibits public speeches which advocate or talk aboutforcible cause the downfall of the federation.There, in Malaysia, political speech is not prohibited in the country but has its limits.These speeches must be circumscribed by the limits of racial harmony and national stability.The question is- IS THIS DEMOCRACY, REALLY DEMOCRACY?
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