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Malaysia Cartoonist to Be Charged With Sedition

A prominent Malaysian political cartoonist says he is being charged with sedition, becoming the latest government critic targeted by authorities in Kuala Lumpur. Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, known as Zunar, told VOA he would appear in court Friday to face nine charges under Malaysia's Sedition Act, which has been increasingly used to jail dissenters. Zunar believed the charges were related to a series of tweets in which he criticized the Malaysian judicial system. "They have a...

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