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Malaysian cartoonist Zunar faces nine sedition charges

The Malaysian cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Haque, better known as Zunar, has been released on bail after being charged with nine counts of sedition for allegedly insulting the judiciary in tweets about the jailing of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim for sodomy. 1,642 more words

Malaysia

Zunar arrested again over satirical Najib image

Cartoonist Zunar was arrested again today, half an hour after he had been charged and posted bail of RM2,500 each on nine sedition charges.

He faces a maximum of five years’ jail on each charge if found guilty. 187 more words

Journalism

Zunar to face 9 sedition charges, needs bail money

Cartoonist needs to raise about RM45,000

UPDATE: Bail was set at RM2,500 on each charge, or a total of RM22,500, on Friday. Zunar posted the bail, but was arrested again on another charge. 309 more words

Journalism

Malaysian Cartoonist Zunar Has Copies Of New Book Seized By Police

On Valentine’s Day, Malaysian authorities seized 200+ copies of controversial cartoonist Zunar’s new book before its official launch party because it satirizes the prime minister’s wife. 226 more words

Comics

Freedom campaign launched in defence of jailed Malaysian opposition leader

Malaysians are coming to terms with the fact that opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been sent to jail for five years on a charge of sodomy. 2,908 more words

Malaysia