Malaysia: Sedition investigation into opposition leader.
The Malaysian authorities sedition investigation into opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is blatantly politically motivated and the latest move in a widespread crackdown on dissent using the colonial-era Sedition Act, Amnesty��.
GERMAN TALE OF INDIA RIOTS; Berlin Reports Native Troops at Lahore and Madras Have Mutinied.
. Berlin reports mutiny of native troops at Lahore and Madras
MORE REPRESSION IN INDIA.; Calcutta Boycott Pickets Get Jail Sentences Running to Two Years.
CALCUTTA, Dec. 10 (Associated Press).--The picketing campaign of the non-co-operationists in furtherance of the boycott planned in connection with the visit of the Prince of Wales, who is due to arrive here on Christmas Eve, is now in full swing throughout Calcutta.. Calcutta boycott pickets get jail sentences; arrests in Allohabad
PROMISES FULL LIGHT ON INDIA REPRESSION; Montagu Questioned in Commons on Amritsar Affair, Where 500 Were Reported Killed.
. E. Montagu questioned in Commons on riots in Amritsar last Apr, where 500 natives were reported killed
Shouldnt have rushed Pota, Sedition Act changes, Senators Council say
file picKUALA LUMPUR, Apr 13 ��� The Prevention of Terrorism (Pota) Bill and the amendments to the Sedition Act 1948 should have gotten ample time for debate before they were passed by Dewan Rakyat, the Senators Council said today. Senator Tan Sri .
SAYS MARTIAL LAW ENDED LAHORE RIOT; British Civil Head Gives Account of Outbreaks in the Punjab Last Spring.TESTIFIES AT INQUIRYCommissioner Asserts Trouble WasDue to War, High Costs, and Political Agitation.
LONDON, Dec. 19.--Indian newspapers received today disclose evidence taken by the Hunter Committee which is conducting an inquiry into the disturbances.. testifies at inquiry into outbreaks in India last Spring
Malaysia PM under fire over toug sedition laws
Malaysias parliament yesterday approved tougher penalties for sedition in a move criticised by the United Nations and described by the opposition as a black day for democracy and free expression. Prime Minister Najib Razak defended the amendments .
Malaysia Strengthens Sedition Act
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has made two contrasting pledges with regard to the Sedition Act of 1948. First, during the election period in 2012, he vowed to repeal the archaic law. Then, two years later, he announced that the law would be .
RELEASE OF GANDHI ACCLAIMED IN INDIA; Press There Thinks It Indicates a Policy of Conciliation by the Government.
. comments on Gandhis release
Kitingan brothers bicker over SEDITION Act
Sabah opposition leader Datuk Dr Jeffrey Kitingan said Putrajaya has used the British colonial-era sedition law to keep Sabah and Sarawak in line and to exploit them for their resources. ��� File picKOTA KINABALU, April 14 ��� The Kitingan brothers on .
Pota and the SEDITION Act show contempt for the people.
In a statement released today, Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (Empower) said that they are ���appalled��� with way the Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) and the amendments to the Sedition Act.
Amended SEDITION Act doesnt outlaw hudud debate, MCA says
Amendments to the Sedition Act 1948 were passed in Parliament on Thursday after a gruelling 12-hour debate. Once approved by Senate and gazetted as part of the countrys law books, those who insult and mock any religion will find themselves in the dock .
Malaysia passes draconian SEDITION Act amendments.
After more than 12 hours of heated debate, the Malay House of Representatives passed amendments to the Sedition Act at 2:30am Friday, three years after prime minister Najib Razak promised to repeal the controversial law.
Sedition Act amendments: No bail, ok to criticise government
A no bail clause for those charged under the Sedition Act 1948 was tabled today. The amendments will include two new sections - 5A and 5B. Section 5A gives discretion to the public prosecutor to.
Law Merchants At Work - SEDITION - Systematic Corruption
Law Merchants At Work - Sedition - Systematic Corruption - The Hague Will Decide What Family Maintenance Is? - U.S. Senate Passes Bills In The Dark of Night - Subjugation Under International Law. Ways and Means of��.
YOUNG EGYPTIANS KILL BRITISH LIEUTENANT; Four Assassins Attack Him in One of the Main Streets of Cairo.
. British Lt killed in Cairo; seditious documents discovered
NAVY HOLDS TWO AS REDS.; Women Accused of Distributing Literature on Ship at San Pedro.
. 2 women arrested for distributing pamphlets on Navy vessel
Malaysia under fire over tougher sedition laws | theSundaily
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysias parliament Friday approved tougher penalties for sedition in a move criticised by the United Nations and described by the opposition as a black day for democracy and free expression.
Malaysia charges cartoonist with nine counts of sedition for.
Bangkok, April 3, 2015--Malaysian cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, also known as Zunar, was charged in court today with nine counts of sedition for critical tweets he wrote in February about a politically sensitive court��.
Filipino nurse in Singapore charged with sedition - Rappler
SINGAPORE ��� A Filipino nurse who insulted Singaporeans online and called for the takeover of the city-state by his countrymen was charged in court Tuesday, April 7, with sedition and lying to police, offenses punishable by��.
INDIA OFFICE DENIES REPORTS OF REVOLTS; Takes Up German Stories Specifically ;- Tale of Holy Images Causing Mutiny.
LONDON, Nov. 19. -- The India Office today made formal announcement that German press statements circulated in foreign countries regarding disorders in India were absolutely unfounded. The announcement specifically denies the report that a revolt has broken out anywhere in India, or that Brahmins, Buddhists, and Mohammedans have united to make difficulties for the detested English, as stated from German sources.. India Office in London denies reports of disorder; statement of J. A. Chamberlain; report that Nizam of Hyderabad has been deposed denied
Malaysia arrests Anwars daughter for sedition: opposition party
The charge of sedition followed a speech in parliament last week by Nurul Izzah, a 34-year-old member of parliament, in which she referred to a February ruling by the countrys highest court. The court had upheld a sodomy conviction in February against .
Malaysian Cartoonist Charged with ���Sedition��� for Political.
Last Friday, the government officially charged the 52-year-old Malaysian cartoonist Zunar with nine counts of sedition (ie: hatred against the government) ��� a charge that could send him to jail for up to 43 years, the AP��.
Revised SEDITION Act will kill hudud debate, observers say
The Sedition (Amendment) Bill 2015 that was passed in the lower house of Parliament last Friday makes it an offence to excite ���ill will, hostility or hatred��� on grounds of religion, aside from maintaining the prohibition on causing such sentiments on.
THE CRACKDOWN THAT NEVER WAS
A QUESTION OF SEDITION The Federal Governments Investigation of the Black Press During World War II. By Patrick S. Washburn. 296 pp. New York. Oxford University Press. $19.95. THE position of blacks in America has contained no irony more painful than this: Denied the full rights and privileges of citizenship, blacks have yet been required to display as much patriotism toward the Republic as their white brethren, who have never been so denied. It isnt surprising that this irony helped shape the character of the black press, to influence its stance on national issues, to present it with a dilemma quite similar to the one in which its readers have found themselves.
AGA KHAN VOUCHES FOR INDIAS LOYALTY; Mohammedan Head Says Country Has Been Little Touched by German Plotting.
. interviewed on loyalty of India
TWO BRITISH OFFICERS SHOT IN BALUCHISTAN; Their Two Assassins, Rind Tribesmen, Promptly Killed by Native Soldiers.
. British agents, Hughes and Lieut. Horst, shot at Mand in Baluchistan by Rind tribesmen
INDIAN TRIBESMEN REVOLT.; British Repulse 10.000 Near Northwestern Frontier.
. Revolt of tribesmen at Tochi repulsed
Malaysia arrests five journalists for sedition | Crikey
Three journalists and two managers at independent Malaysian online news site The Malaysian Insider have been arrested and charged with sedition. Freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly reports.
Malaysian Cartoonist Zunar Charged With Nine Counts of Sedition
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia���A cartoonist known for lampooning Malaysias ruling coalition has been charged with nine counts of sedition over a series of tweets criticizing the countrys judiciary system. On Friday, lawyer Latheefa Koya said the charges .
Malaysian Police Arrest Media CEO, Editors Over SEDITION
Police have arrested five people from a Malaysian media group, including a top executive, on suspicion of sedition, their lawyers and authorities said on Tuesday, over a news report concerning punishments meted out under Islamic law.
The Real Singapore duo charged with 7 counts of sedition.
The couple behind socio-political website The Real Singapore (TRS) were charged today, 14 April, with seven counts of sedition and one for failing to produce documents to an officer from the Criminal Investigation��.
Suhakam regrets SEDITION Act U-turn
KUALA LUMPUR: Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam), in its 2014 Annual Report stated its ���regret��� of the governments decision to uphold the Sedition Act 1948 and to fortify it with further amendments, after promises to repeal the ���repressive .
VISITING MAHARAJA SAYS INDIA IS LOYAL; Ruler of Kapurthala Asserts Reports of Native Troops Revolting Were Exaggerated. HIS SON SERVING AT FRONT Prince, Accompanied by His Spanish Wife, Is on His Way to the Exposition.
After an absence of twenty-two years, the Jagatjit Singh Bahadur, Maharaja of Kapurthala, arrived yesterday from Europe on the Fabre liner Patria to again visit the United States. He was accompanied by the Ranee Prem Kaur and his youngest son, Prince Karamjit Singh.. Maharaja Karpurthala says reports of riots have been exaggerated
INDIA QUIETING DOWN.; Martial Law Proclaimed at Lyallpur --Situation Elsewhere Improved.
. martial law proclaimed in some districts
Couple behind The Real Singapore charged under Sedition Act
Lawyer Choo Zheng Xi (left) with Robin Yang Kaiheng (centre) and Ai Takagi. Takagi and Yang were charged with seven counts of sedition and another for failing to produce documents to a police officer on Tuesday. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW.
Filipino nurse charged with sedition in Singapore
Furthermore, giving false information to the police ties up valuable resources which could have been deployed to deal with other crimes. ���It is a serious offence and those who provide false information will face the full weight of the law.��� Under the.
GANDHI THANKED COURT FOR SENTENCE; Considered It as Light as Any Judge Possibly Could Have Inflicted, He Said. QUIET THROUGHOUT INDIA Trial Result Received With Apathy in Many Districts--Considerate Treatment for Prisoner.
ARMEDABAD, India, March 19 (Associated Press).--Asked by the Magistrate on Saturday, prior to being sentenced to six years imprisonment, whether he pleaded guilty to all the charges made against him by the Advocate General, Mohandas K. Gandhi, the non-co-operationist leader, replied in the affirmative.. Gandhi thanks court for light sentence; trial received with apathy in many dists
Pinoy nurse arrested for sedition over anti-Singaporean.
MANILA, Philippines ��� A Filipino nurse named Ello Ed Mundsel Bello, who was dismissed from his job at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore, was arrested and charged in court with sedition and providing false information��.
Malaysian police arrest media CEO, editors over sedition
Syahredzan Johan, a lawyer representing the company, said the editors were arrested under the Sedition Act and Communications and Multimedia Act. The latter concerns improper use of a network service that is obscene, indecent, false, menacing or .
Malaysia Charges Cartoonist With Sedition For Criticizing Its.
We have yet another attack on free speech and the free press from one of our allies. Malaysian cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Alhaque, better known as Zunar, has been hit with nine counts of sedition for tweets critical of the��.
USED AFGHAN TRIBES IN VAIN INDIA PLOTS; Germans Great Efforts Described by Sir Francis Younghusband of Tibet Fame. SAYS DANGER HAS PASSED Loyalty of the Amir and Strong Border Defenses Blocked Turco-German Attempts, Now Ended.
LONDON, June 2, (Correspondence of The Associated Press.) -- The chance for a successful invasion of India by the Germanic Allies, if ever there was a time when such an enterprise could have been attempted with any hope of success, is past, according to Lieut. Col. Sir Francis Younghusband, leader of the mission to Tibet in 1904 and for many years in the Government service in India.. interviewed on German troublemakers in India
HAS ENGLAND A DREYFUS CASE?; Controversy Over Justice of Convicting Brig. Gen. Dyer for Firing on Indian Mob Grips Britain
A LARGE section of the press of the United Kingdom, led by The Morning Post and The Spectator, is trying to establish the fact that the British Government-has a Dreyfus case on its hands.. article by W Littlefield on punishment for action in India
Malaysian Cartoonist Charged with SEDITION for Political Tweets
Last Friday, the government officially charged the 52-year-old Malaysian cartoonist Zunar with nine counts of sedition (ie: hatred against the government) ��� a charge that could send him to jail for up to 43 years, the AP reported. His offense? A.
Kibbles n Bits 4/6/15: Zunar charged with sedition ��� The Beat
Malaysian cartoonist Zunars clash with the law continued my Friday as he was charged with nine counts of sedition over tweets he wrote critical of the governments prosecution of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.
ENFORCE INDIA SEDITION ACT; Authorities Arrest a Dozen Natives, Including an Ex-Legislator.
. arrests of natives, including Sardar Mehtab Singh, under Sedition Meetings act; dists proclaimed as coming under act
CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE TO CONTINUE IN INDIA; Committee of 200 in Delhi Adopts Gandhis Resolution to Press Non-Violent Revolution.
DELHI, India, Nov. 4 (Associated Press).--The All-India Congress Commitee, consisting of 200 delegates, after long discussion of the political situation and the imprisonment of the Ali brothers, today adopted a resolution.. predicts crisis in India
Pinoy nurse in Singapore posts $10K bail on sedition charge
The Filipino nurse who was charged with sedition in Singapore over racial comments made on Facebook against Singaporeans has posted bail, GMAs ���News TV Live��� reported on Saturday. According to Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose, Ello Ed .
Malaysias New Law Targets Online SEDITION - Global.
The government made an election pledge in 2012 to repeal the Sedition Act ��� which targets discourse deemed subversive to the state ��� but it reneged on its commitment by passing a measure that strengthened the colonial��.
Comics A.M. | Malaysias Zunar charged with 9 counts of.
Legal | The Malaysian government today charged cartoonist Zunar with nine counts of sedition stemming from his tweets about the sodomy conviction of opposition party Anwar Ibrahim. Zunar was released on bail, then held��.
1MDB takes our money, SEDITION Act takes our lives
KUALA LUMPUR: Zaid Ibrahim has lashed out at recent political developments in the country, commenting that all 1MDB has done so far was take money away from the rakyat while amendments to the draconian Sedition Act is going to rob Malaysians of their .
Malaysia strengthens sedition law in a black day for free speech
The amendments to the Sedition Act extend the maximum jail term to 20 years from the current three years and establish a minimum three-year jail term for certain cases. The revised act also makes it illegal to propagate sedition on the Internet.