“Internet freedom an important human right”

On 17 January 2023, an op-ed by Dr James Gomez, Asia Centre’s Regional Director, was published by The Malay Mail titled “Internet freedom an important human right”. In this article, Dr. Gomez argues that although Malaysian government ministers have articulated that access to the internet to access should be a human right, the right to freedom of expression over the internet after gaining access to the internet is also equally important.

“Race, religion, and royalty to shape M’sian politics”

On 17 January 2023, The Vibes published an op-ed by Dr. James Gomez based on Asia Centre’s new report “Internet Freedoms in Malaysia: Regulating Online Discourse on Race, Religion and Royalty.” In the op-ed Dr. Gomez forecasts that the 3Rs will remain a dominant force in shaping the politics of the country post-GE15.