Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) is a movement supported by over 132 civil society organisations in Malaysia, led by SUARAM, Lawyers for Liberty, Amnesty International Malaysia and IKRAM, among others. GHAH organises a national campaign to end threats posed by the colonial-era Sedition Act against the right to freedom of speech, academic freedom, and press freedom.

GHAH’s three demands are:

Repeal the Sedition Act 1948.
Drop all existing charges and release all those who have been incarcerated under the Act.
No replacement act with the same draconian provisions.

Media Statements (PDF)

Memorandum: Withdraw amendments which make the Sedition Act a harsher tool of oppression (8 April 2015)
9 Pertuduhan Terhadap Zunar Adalah Bukti Salah Guna Kuasa Kerajaan (3 April 2015)
GHAH urges Twitter users to report the IGP to Twitter for harassment (23 March 2015)
Unnecessary Arrest of Lawyer Eric Paulsen over A Twitter Comment (14 January 2015)
GHAH Urges Speaker and All Parliamentarians to Support People’s Petitions for Abolition of Sedition Act (23 November 2014)
Prime Minister Najib Razak should keep to his promises to abolish the Sedition Act (7 November 2014)
Attorney General must keep to his promise to review Sedition Charges (30 September 2014)
Joint Statement on Abolish the Sedition Act and the Formation of Abolish the Sedition Act Movement/Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (GHAH) | BM version | Chinese version (5 September 2014)

GHAH Leaflets (PDF)

Bahasa Malaysia
Chinese
English
Tamil

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