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Call for return of cartoon books seized in raid

The raid was carried out by members of the Criminal Investigation Department led by Assistant Superintendent Lim Ah Heng, who interrogated (...)

Published on 4 February 2015 Read

Malaysia

Website reporter arrested and charged under Sedition Act

Malaysiakini news website reporter Susan Loone is facing a possible three-year jail term under the 1948 Sedition Act following her arrest in (...)

Published on 9 September 2014 Read

Malaysia

Prime minister sues online newspaper over readers’ comments

Prime Minister Najib Razak filed a libel suit yesterday against the online newspaper Malaysiakini over comments critical of him and his party (...)

Published on 4 June 2014 Read

Malaysia

Prime Minister threatens legal action against Malaysiakini news site

Prime Minister Najib Razak, leader of the ruling United Malay National Organization, threatened on 15 May to sue the Malaysiakini news site over (...)

Published on 17 May 2014 Read

Malaysia

Government suspends critical newsweekly “indefinitely”

Reporters Without Borders condemns deputy home minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar’s decision on 19 December to suspend the weekly magazine The (...)

Published on 27 December 2013 Read

Malaysia

Another court sides with government against political cartoonist

Last week’s ruling by a Kuala Lumpur appeal court in a case brought by political cartoonist Zunar was a direct violation of freedom of expression (...)

Published on 7 November 2013 Read

Malaysia

Court rejects government appeal against print version for news website

Reporters Without Borders welcomes yesterday’s Kuala Lumpur appeal court decision rejecting an appeal by the government and interior ministry (...)

Published on 31 October 2013 Read

Malaysia

Prison sentence deferred

On 28 August, High Court Judge Datin Zabariah Mohd Yusof granted an application made by lawyers R. Sivarasa and Latheefa Koya to defer the prison (...)

Published on 30 August 2012 Read

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