101 East - Malaysia: Crackdown on Freedom

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In the Southeast Asian country, it is illegal to publish or say anything that incites hatred or contempt against any race or religion, the Malay ruling family, and until recently, the government and judiciary. Critics say the rise in sedition arrests represents a government attempt to stifle dissent and silence its opponents. 101 East meets those facing jail for sedition and investigates the chilling effect the crackdown is having on free speech in Malaysia.

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