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Malaysia: Political cartoonist faces lengthy jail sentence

, Index number: ASA 28/1692/2015

Malaysian political cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, also known as “Zunar”, is facing nine charges under the draconian Sedition Act for tweets criticizing the judiciary. A court hearing is set for 7 July. If convicted for more than one charge he will face a long term custodial sentence.

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