Malaysia: Critical Crackdown: Freedom of Expression under Attack in Malaysia
Freedom of expression is under attack in Malaysia. Civil society activists, academics, opposition politicians, journalists, social media users and even cartoonists have been targeted by repressive laws used to stifle dissent. This campaign digest explores the 1948 Sedition Act and its use increasingly against individuals simply expressing political, religious and other views – is leading many people to exercise self-censorship, with a chilling effect on freedom of expression in the country.
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