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Malaysian Opposition Politician Charged With Sedition

A Malaysian politician has been charged with sedition for accusing the government of helping plot the sodomy conviction against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. N. Surendran, who is one of Anwar's lawyers, is the latest opposition politician to be charged under the Sedition Act, which rights groups say is oppressive. Surendran said in April that Prime Minister Najib Razak had conspired to help jail Anwar, who was convicted a month earlier of sodomizing a young male...

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