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Malaysia Law Student Sentenced to Prison for Sedition

A Malaysian law student has been sentenced to one year in prison after being found guilty of sedition in Kuala Lumpur on Friday. Pro-democracy activists have widely condemned the decision, accusing the government of using a colonial-era law to stifle freedom of expression. Student and activist Adam Adli Abdul Halim, 25, was in court for allegedly seditious public statements made in the period leading up to and following Malaysia’s general election last year. The Associated Press...

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