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13 August 2014
Other legislators want to create a government registry of Facebook accounts or amend the country's Sedition Act to address online hate speech -- moves that would still threaten free speech.
5 August 2014
Dr. Mahathir Mohamad says Web platforms and services are worse for online freedom than government regulation...and that the Malaysian government needs to start censoring the Web.
11 June 2014
1 May 2014
While most countries in the region see newspapers closing down in favor of an Internet-only model, two Malaysian news sites are seeking to do the opposite, despite challenges from above.
14 January 2014
A weekly magazine was suspended in Malaysia after it ran a story on the Prime Minister's spending habits. In response, journalists took to the streets to denounc media censorship.
8 June 2013
A new animated video explains how the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive trade agreement being negotiated by the United States and ten governments from around the Pacific region, could have...
4 May 2013
The general election campaign period in Malaysia has triggered what independent news site MalaysiaKini is calling “China-style censorship.” In recent weeks, independent news sites Harakah Daily and MalaysiaKini have suffered...
28 June 2011
Ahead of Malaysia human right defender and blogger - Charles Hector’s defamation trial on 28-29 June 2011, ARTICLE 19 calls on the Malaysian Court to consider the case in line...
3 February 2011
Following Saudi Arabia's decision to closely monitor bloggers and online news sites, Malaysia is proposing guidelines to reign in the blogosphere. The Malay Mail said on January 27,2011, Yesterday, Minister...
1 May 2010
In 2008, Malaysian blogger Syed Azidi Syed Aziz took the headlines by calling Malaysian bloggers to fly (or place) the national flag upside down on their blogs. This was as...