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LAWTON: Malaysian state censor honoured at London media freedom conference

True North's Andrew Lawton, who broke the story, weighs in on the host governments' hypocrisy in allowing Minister Gobind Singh Deo to speak, given his track record of wanting censorship.

A Malaysian politician who’s made repeated calls for laws that would prosecute people for things they say online was given a prime speaking slot at the first ever Global Conference for Media Freedom, co-hosted by Canada and the United Kingdom in London. True North’s Andrew Lawton, who broke the story, weighs in on the host governments’ hypocrisy in allowing Minister Gobind Singh Deo to speak, given his track record of wanting censorship.

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