Zunar’s case is now fixed for further mention on 7th April 2016 at 9 am
Zunar’s case is now fixed for further mention on 7th April 2016 at 9 am pending the decision of N.Surendran’s (Zunar’s lawyer) reference to the High Court.
The decision in N.Surendran’s case is fixed to be delivered on 14th April.
The 3 points/questions referred to the High Court to be answered in N Surendran’s case are:-
1. Whether the Sedition Act 1948 is constitutional;
2. Whether the Sedition Act 1948 contravenes Articles 5, 8 and 10 of the Federal Constitution;
3. Whether the Sedition Act 1948 is unconstitutional considering that intention need not be proven for offences under the said Act.
ZULKIFLEE ANWAR HAQUE, better known as ZUNAR to Malaysians, is a cartoonist who has been drawing editorial cartoons for the past 20 years in Malaysia.