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Arrested for Possession of an Unlit Candle

Zac Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zac Hill

Thirty-seven people were arrested without cause on the fiftieth anniversary of Malaysia's Internal Security Act--an Act that, like the Patriot Act here in the US, allows for arrest and detention without trial.

Abdullah Resigns As Malaysian PM

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the Malaysian prime minister, has formally submitted his resignation to the country's king, paving the way for the appointment ...

Malaysia Bans Opposition Newspapers As Clampdown Looms

Telegraph | Thomas Bell, South East Asia Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two newspapers linked to Malaysia's leading opposition parties have been banned for three months - days before the country appoints a new prime minist...