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Malaysia - Blogger Amizudin Ahmat given three-month sentence for contempt of court

Reporters without borders
The judicial harassment of the blogger Amizudin Ahmat, a member of the opposition People's Justice Party, took a new twist when High Court Judge Datin Zabariah Mohd Yusof sentenced him today to three months' imprisonment for contempt of court for breaking an order not to criticize the culture, information and communications minister, Rais Yatim. Without going into the merits of the case, Reporters Without Borders believes these proceedings to be unacceptable and the penalty disproportionate, (...)

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