UMNO Shahidan Kassim wants Facebook Blocked in Malaysia

Malaysia-Banned-FacebookHere’s a sad news for Malaysian who love Facebook if this comes true :P…

Datuk Seri Dr Shahidan Kassim, a member of the Umno Supreme Council has called for the blocking of global social networking site Facebook if there are contents which poses national security threat. He said that this is because there has been reports that a Facebook user has insulted Islam and the leaders of the country. He said “If the website content poses a threat to national security and insults Islam, then it is unnecessary to have Facebook,”
He was accompanying the committee members of the Perlis Facebook Association in lodging a report with the police relating to the user who insulted the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on his profile. Shahidan said “A report would also be lodged at the State Islamic Religious Department as the holder of the Facebook account had also insulted Islam, and added that the insults hurled at Najib and Mahathir were discovered by a member of the association on November 29.

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), the Malaysian Islamic Development Department and the National Fatwa Council should act against the holder of the Facebook account”

Source : http://malaysiatoday.com/content.php/1171-Umno-wants-Facebook-to-be-blocked

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KANGAR – Umno Supreme Council member Dr Shahidan Kassim (picture) called for the blocking of the Facebook social networking website if its contents continue to pose a threat to national security.

He said a Facebook account holder was found to have taken advantage of the technology to insult Islam and leaders of Malaysia.

“If the website content poses a threat to national security and insults Islam, then it is unnecessary to have Facebook,” he told reporters after accompanying Perlis Facebook Association committee members to lodge a report at the Kangar police station on the insults hurled at Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and former Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad on a Facebook account.

The report was lodged by the association’s deputy president, Mohd Faizuddin Ismail, at about 5.30 pm.

Shahidan said a report would also be lodged at the State Islamic Religious Department as the holder of the Facebook account had also insulted Islam, and added that the insults hurled at Najib and Mahathir were discovered by a member of the association on Nov 29.

Shahidan, who is Tambun Tulang assemblyman, said the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), the Malaysian Islamic Development Department and the National Fatwa Council should act against the holder of the Facebook account. – Bernama

Source : http://www.malaysianmirror.com/media-buzz-detail/6-nation/50964-shahidan-wants-facebook-to-be-blocked

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