Court: Mkini should be allowed publishing permit

1 Oct 2012 | 1,412 views

The Kuala Lumpur High Court's Appellate and Special Powers division has quashed the Home Ministry's decision not to grant a publishing permit to Mkini Dotcom Sdn Bhd which operates the Malaysiakininews portal.

Ruled the ministry's decision as "improper and irrational", Justice Abang Iskandar Abang Hashim also said the home minister's decision was misdirected as it exceeds the limit of its jurisdiction.

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