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<div> <p>A Malaysian news website reports that the Thai state authorities and Deep South insurgent groups are getting closer towards formal peace talks.&nbsp;</p> <p>Malaysiakini on Tuesday, 9 February 2016, reported that the peace negotiations between MARA Patani, an umbrella organisation of insurgent groups in Thailand’s Deep South, and the Thai state have shown progress.</p> </div>
By Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) |
<div>Two defamation lawsuits were filed recently by the prime ministers of Malaysia and Singapore against online media regarding the publication of articles criticising their roles as leaders in their respective countries.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The defamation cases are civil suits filed as “private individuals” against online media: Singaporean <a href="">blogger Roy Ngerng</a>, and <a href="">Malaysiakini</a>, Malaysia’s most popular online news site.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Even though these lawsuits did not use existing criminal </div>
<p>Malaysian authorities grilled for eight hours on 8 September 2009 the editors and staff of the country's leading independent news site, Malaysiakini, in connection with news videos of what has become known as the &quot;cow's head protest&quot; it had posted online.</p>
By Centre for Independent Journalism |
<p>The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) has criticised the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) over its request to online news portal, Malaysiakini to take down videos related to a controversial protest against the relocation of a temple in Shah Alam, close to the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.</p>