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Malaysia - Cartoonist Zunar could get 43 years in prison for nine cartoons

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Reporters Without Borders condemns well-known cartoonist Zunar's trial on a sedition charge for posting nine of his cartoons on Twitter, and urges the Malaysian authorities to stop harassing him judicially and psychologically. Zunar, whose real name is Zulkiflee Anwar Alhaque, will be facing up to 43 years in prison on nine counts under the Sedition Act at the trial, which starts tomorrow after being postponed from 7 July. The nine cartoons criticized corruption in Prime Minister Najib (...)

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