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To the media’s defence

To the media’s defence

PETALING JAYA, 17 Aug 2010: A new non-governmental organisation, the South East Asia Media Legal Defence Network (SEAMLDN), is all set to provide journalists in the region with legal protection. SEAMLDN, which was soft-launched in Kuala Lumpur on 23 July 2010, will provide legal assistance, including payment of legal fees, to journalists and media organisations. […]

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13 Oct for further management of Raja Petra suit

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 April 2009: The High Court here today fixed 13 Oct for further case management in a RM2 million civil suit brought against blogger Raja Petra Raja Kamarudin by two senior military officers over his statutory declaration implicating them in the murder of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu. Deputy Registrar Hilmiah Yusof fixed the date […]

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Online writers future targets

Online writers future targets

PETALING JAYA, 10 Dec 2008: Online journalists and bloggers may face greater scrutiny in the future compared to traditional media workers, warns human rights group Aliran. Its joint coordinator Mustafa K Anuar said this future scenario was likely, as some bloggers here have already been hauled up or detained for their postings. Mustafa, who is […]

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Seventy-three deviationist groups detected nationwide

SERDANG, 19 Nov 2008: The Islamic Development Department Malaysia (Jakim) has detected seventy-three deviationist groups nationwide, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today. Jakim had also identified their leaders and their teaching contents as well as recruitment methods which included “Multi Level Marketing” (MLM), he said. “MLM is […]

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Raja Petra freed (Updated)

SHAH ALAM, 7 Nov 2008: The High Court here today released Raja Petra Kamarudin, the editor of web portal Malaysia Today, from detention under the Internal Security Act (ISA) after allowing his application for a writ of habeas corpus. Justice Datuk Syed Ahmad Helmy Syed Ahmad held that the grounds for his detention by Home […]

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Raja Petra released

SHAH ALAM, 7 Nov 2008: The Shah Alam High Court today released Malaysia Today editor Raja Petra Kamarudin from Internal Security Act (ISA) detention after allowing his application for habeas corpus. The blogger was arrested on 12 Sept 2008 and sent to the Kamunting detention camp on 23 Sept. The ISA allows for indefinite detention […]

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