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Malaysia - Another court sides with government against political cartoonist

Reporters without borders
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 and information, Reporters Without Borders says. In a decision issued on 1 November, the court rejected Zunar's appeal against a high ruling on 21 July 2012 that his September 2010 arrest and the seizure of all the copies of a newly-published collection of his cartoons, called “Cartoon-o-phobia,” were carried out legally under the Sedition Act. “As (...)

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