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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Protest in Malaysia after government suspends magazine

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Members of the media protested in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday against the Malaysian government's heavy-handed suspension of a monthly magazine Dozens of journalists protested on Saturday in Malaysia against the suspension of a weekly magazine, urging the government in Kuala Lumpur to allow greater press freedom. The Heat stopped publication last month ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition lawmaker faces sedition charge over satirical video

    Posted May 06th 2014, 04:07pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur Opposition lawmaker Teresa Kok charged with sedition over video mocking a Malaysian domestic issues says prosecution 'shows the extent of political darkness' in the nation Lawmaker charged over video clip A Malaysian opposition lawmaker was charged yesterday with sedition over a satirical video clip that sparked protests by Islamic groups, ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian tribes protest Borneo mega-dam

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... activists at the Bruno Manser Fund, which has repeatedly accused Sarawak’s longtime chief minister Taib Mahmud of corruption, said that the protests would add to scrutiny on Malaysia’s human rights ... on the occasion of a country review,” they said in a statement on Wednesday. Sarawak tribespeople have staged increasingly frequent protests and road blockades in recent years over the dams. Sarawak’s ...

  4. 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

    ... Then in 2009, when a Hindu temple was to be relocated to a Muslim majority area, some Muslims protested by marching with the severed head of a cow, a sacred animal in Hinduism. Hishammuddin- the then the interior minister- defended the actions of the protesters. Yet Hishammuddin does have a lot going for him on the political legacy front. The social-media savvy minister, who recently quoted US hip ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Rights group urges Malaysia to allow post-election protests

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 03:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Human Rights Watch on Wednesday condemned criminal charges being brought against organisers of rallies protesting Malaysia’s May 5 election, which ... demonstrations- something HRW said runs contrary to human rights standards. “Prosecuting activists for organising peaceful protests makes a mockery of the prime minister’s promises to establish ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Anwar urges protest over 'worst electoral fraud' in Malaysia

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Anwar urges protest at 'worst electoral fraud' Prime Minister Najib Razak was sworn in for a second term by Malaysia's king yesterday, as opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim called for a rally tomorrow to protest at a victory he said was achieved via the "worst electoral fraud in our history". Najib's National Front ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia’s Anwar calls for nationwide protest tour

    Posted May 09th 2013, 01:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim called a protest tour over elections he says the ruling regime stole, as the White House urged authorities to “address concerns” about voter fraud. Anwar late on Wednesday addressed a rally of supporters dressed in black, to protest Sunday’s polls, who filled a stadium and spilled out into surrounding ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Drought-hit Malaysian state rations water

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:37pm by AFP

    ... that have left some reservoirs at “critical” levels, sparked an increase in brushfires and led to protests in at least one hard-hit community near the capital Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia does tend ... hampered by inadequate cloud formation. Residents in the Selangor town of Balakong have complained for weeks about taps running dry and last week about 200 residents staged a protest calling ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Najib Razak sworn in as opposition protests Malaysia poll

    Posted May 06th 2013, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak began a second term on Monday after the coalition which has ruled for 56 years held on to power in elections branded as fraudulent by a bitter opposition. Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim called for a rally in two days’ time to protest at a victory he said was achieved via the “worst electoral fraud ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy acquittal overturned

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 05:30pm by Reuters

    ... was widely seen both at home and abroad as politically motivated and triggered massive protests in a country where dissent is suppressed. He spent six years in prison until his 2004 release. ... by supporters of Anwar’s party, many of whom called for street protests. The timing of the long-delayed appeal decision has raised eyebrows, coming just as Anwar plans to contest a by-election ...




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