‘Gay is OK!’ book remains banned in Malaysia after failed Federal Court bid by publisher, author

Malay Mail | Lawyer Michael Cheah explained that the questions proposed for the appeal failed to reach the threshold of s.96 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964. They included whether actions taken to restrict freedom of expression must be proportionate as set out in the Federal Constitution’s Article 10(2)(a) and the PPPA’s section 7. K. Shanmuga and Edmund Bon also represented the apellants.

‘Gay is OK!’ book remains banned in Malaysia after failed Federal Court bid by publisher, author

Malay Mail | Lawyer Michael Cheah explained that the questions proposed for the appeal failed to reach the threshold of s.96 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964. They included whether actions taken to restrict freedom of expression must be proportionate as set out in the Federal Constitution’s Article 10(2)(a) and the PPPA’s section 7. K. Shanmuga and Edmund Bon also represented the apellants.