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Malaysian Authorities Arrest 5 Members of Media for Sedition

Malaysian authorities have arrested five employees of a private news website and placed them under investigation for sedition, in what is seen as the government's latest attempt at stifling dissent and free speech. The Malaysian Insider says three editors, a publisher, and a chief executive were arrested, apparently over a recent report that claimed the government had rejected a proposal for allowing tough Islamic law punishments. Police raided the news portal's offices late...

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