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Things to know: Malaysiakini and what its case means for press freedom

Jul 13, 2020 - 4:27 PM

Malaysiakini and editor-in-chief Steven Gan, who could face imprisonment if found guilty of contempt of court, await the Malaysian Federal Court's judgment

Malaysian news site faces contempt of court case

Jul 13, 2020 - 3:21 PM

The case against Malaysiakini and editor-in-chief Steven Gan relates to 5 readers' comments posted under an article that were critical of the judiciary, with the attorney general saying they had eroded public confidence in the courts

STEVEN GAN. Malaysian news site Malaysiakini's editor-in-chief Steven Gan gestures as he arrives at the Federal Court in Putrajaya on July 13, 2020, as the site faces contempt of court proceedings. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysia police question Australian Al Jazeera journalists

Jul 10, 2020 - 12:53 PM

The probe into the Qatar-based network's program adds concerns about a widening media crackdown in Malaysia since a coalition headed by a scandal-plagued party took power in March

Australian Al Jazeera journalists, reporter/senior producer Drew Ambrose (L), executive producer Sharon Roobol (3rd R) and cameraman Craig Hansen (2nd R), involved in a documentary about the arrests of undocumented migrants arrive at the Bukit Aman police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on July 10, 2020. Malaysian police said on July 9 they are investigating an Al Jazeera documentary about the arrests of undocumented migrants during the coronavirus lockdown after officials denounced it for damaging the country's image. Mohd RASFAN / AFP

Malaysia probes Al Jazeera documentary about migrant arrests

Jul 07, 2020 - 6:00 PM

Concerns about worsening freedom of expression have been growing in Malaysia since the collapse of a reformist government in February and the return of a scandal-plagued party to power

Police raid Malaysiakini, The Star Online offices

Nov 07, 2015 - 5:43 PM

Authorities question journalists from Malaysiakini and The Star Online over reports about the alleged transfer of a deputy public prosecutor investigating the alleged misappropriation of funds

MEDIA RAID. Police and Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission officers raid the offices of two Malaysian news organizations on November 6.

Malaysia portal denied press permit in free-speech test

Oct 02, 2014 - 7:10 PM

Malaysiakini editor in chief Steven Gan says the portal will seek a court order to compel the home ministry to issue the permit

Malaysia deploys 7 army battalions

Mar 05, 2013 - 9:41 AM

Malaysiakini reports that a hospital in Lahad Datu is being prepared to receive casualties

LOCKDOWN IN SABAH. Malaysian soldiers man a security check point in Semporna, the new area where the stand-off with Sulu gunmen in Simunul village on the Malaysian island of Borneo on March 3, 2013. AFP PHOTO