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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sedition Act crackdown denying Malaysians freedom of speech

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... to incite unrest or insult Muslim-majority Malaysia’s largely ceremonial Islamic royalty. Breaching it can result in three years of jail. International organisations have condemned the crackdown, ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    One killed, dozens injured in grenade explosion at popular Malaysian tourist district

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:25pm by AFP

    ... turf, prompting a tough crackdown by police. Authorities have also warned recently of the potential for Islamic militant violence, after saying scores of Malaysians had joined the civil war ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Rights group urges Malaysia not to deport Uygur migrants to China

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 01:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... in Muslim-majority Malaysia have expressed growing alarm over reports that scores of its citizens had gone to Syria to take part in the civil war there, prompting fears they could join the radical group ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Anwar's sodomy accuser files HK$121m lawsuit against Malaysian opposition leader

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Anwar's accuser files HK$121mlawsuit Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim faces a big civil lawsuit from a former male aide who has accused ... to Saiful's civil suit on September 3. "It is politically motivated to smear Anwar's name. It is a baseless suit which we will defend vigorously in court," said N. Surendran, ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia’s PM says airport security to be reviewed after missing plane: reports

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 07:07pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Several Southeast Asian nations have launched searches for wreckage but nothing firm has yet been reported. A Malaysian civil aviation official said authorities believe two passengers had used ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Is Hishammuddin Hussein, voice of Malaysia on flight MH370, headed for the top?

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:08am by Satish Cheney

    ... Minister Najib Razak initially turned to civil aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, an unknown civil servant, to hold the fort. But after a series of blunders, the former air traffic controller ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia’s PM Razak appeals for unity amid soaring racial tensions

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 01:28pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of greater civil liberties. Najib said in a statement late on Wednesday his government aimed to develop an environment “which is conducive to and will help promote national reconciliation.” “We must ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Protest in Malaysia after government suspends magazine

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 06:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... and social media sites. Amid pressure, Najib has vowed to grant greater civil liberties, loosening decades-old security and other laws deemed as repressive by critics. But he is facing resistance, ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    900 Myanmese held as two killed in sectarian clashes in Malaysia

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur More than 900 detained after two killed in fighting to sectarian unrest Myanmese held after clashes in Malaysia Malaysian police said yesterday they had detained more than 900 Myanmese in a security sweep after at least two were killed last week in clashes believed to be linked to sectarian violence back home. The two dead were probably ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    40 still missing from boat sinking off Malaysia

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 07:04pm by AFP

    ... is also a transit point for asylum seekers fleeing unrest in their home countries, such as Myanmar. Many of them sneak into Malaysia via boat or land and then try to reach Australia in boats via ...




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