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Malaysia Summons US Ambassador Over Comments on Sedition Act

Malaysia has summoned the U.S. ambassador after he questioned a government decision to strengthen a law against sedition, which critics say has been used to crack down on government detractors, despite an earlier promise to scrap it. Joseph Yun was called in on Wednesday to explain the U.S. position following his comments in an interview with an online news portal, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. The ministry called for the United States to respect Malaysia's...

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