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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Anwar Ibrahim defiant as Malaysia's top court hears sodomy appeal

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... threatens to topple the coalition led by the United Malays National Organisation (Umno), which has ruled for decades. Anwar calls the case a long-running government conspiracy to destroy his career- ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Dog-patting event in Malaysia to break down taboos riles clerics

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:02am by AFP

    ... to Islam," he was quoted by local media as saying. The Muslim organiser, Syed Azmi Alhabshi, 30, had said his intention was to help people overcome their fear of dogs and promote compassion towards ...

  3. 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, ... Malaysia has seen years of increasingly open, largely internet-enabled public criticism of the ruling United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), which has frequently been tainted by corruption, ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

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

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

    ... in Muslim-majority Malaysia, but public concern has steadily grown over rising crime. That concern spiked last year with an explosion of gun violence that authorities blamed on rival gangs battling over ... in May from a year earlier, after a 20 per cent decline in April. Prime Minister Najib Razak pledged to boost resources to fight violent crime and introduce additional legislation in parliament ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia's sultan step into power vacuum, with protection of Sedition Act

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by Reuters

    ... traditional rulers, the sultans. A decline in support for the long-ruling coalition, led by the United Malays National Organisation (Umno), at the last two general elections has left a power vacuum. ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian activist jailed for a year under colonial-era sedition law

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:21pm by AP

    ... from court: "Having a different opinion is apparently a crime now according to our dearest prosecutor." Adam was freed on bail pending appeal to a higher court. At least 14 people, ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Lawyer for Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim charged with sedition

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... the original charges were filed. But he denies orchestrating the sodomy charges. Sodomy, even if consensual, is a crime in Malaysia, punishable by up to 20 years in jail. Mahathir withdraws support ... added. The ruling coalition led by the Najib's United Malays National Organisation party lost the popular vote for the first time since independence at the 2013 elections even as it retained ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Six men jailed for month in Malaysia after staging ‘Nude Sports Games 2014’

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... police said. The defendants were arrested for staging what they called the “Nude Sports Games 2014” on May 30. The event’s existence surfaced when a video by the organisers appeared on social ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia vows to investigate diplomat who fled sex charges in New Zealand

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 12:57pm by AFP

    ... and home nation had been suppressed by the court, but the suppression order was lifted after a challenge by media organisations. Muhammad Rizalman was arrested in Wellington after allegedly following a 21-year-old woman on the night of May 9 and attacking her in her home. Diplomatic immunity is not a licence for them to commit crime ANIFAH AMAN, MALAYSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER He returned ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian men admit stabbing two UK medical students to death, police say

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:57am by AFP

    ... have admitted to the crime. We are investigating them for murder," Chai Khin Chung, Sarawak's deputy police chief, said by phone. They could face the death sentence. Chai said initial ...




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