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Rozanna Latiff

'We finally feel vindicated': Najib's critics hail Malaysia verdict

29 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Fahmi Reza was once sentenced to jail in Malaysia for portraying former prime minister Najib Razak as a clown. That image has now been updated and re-posted with "GUILTY" written across Najib's eyes in red.

Malaysia's Najib sentenced to over a decade in jail in 1MDB trial

28 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's former leader, Najib Razak, was found guilty of corruption and sentenced to 12 years in jail on Tuesday in the first trial over a multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB that stretched to the Gulf states and Hollywood. | Video

Malaysian ex-PM Najib to face verdict in first 1MDB case

28 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak is set to learn his fate on Tuesday as a court delivers a verdict in the first of several trials he faces over a multi-billion dollar graft scandal at 1MDB, a state fund he founded.

Malaysia faces crucial graft test as Najib’s first 1MDB verdict looms

26 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian former prime minister Najib Razak, fighting dozens of charges over a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal at state fund 1MDB, faces his first verdict on Tuesday in a landmark case that tests the country's efforts to stamp out corruption and could have big political implications.

Goldman to pay Malaysia $3.9 billion over 1MBD scandal, U.S. settlement seen close

24 Jul 2020

By Rozanna Latiff, Joseph Sipalan and Elizabeth Dilts Marshall | Video

Malaysian court to hear bid to set aside caning for Rohingya refugees

21 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR A Malaysian court on Wednesday will hear a bid to set aside caning sentences handed down to 27 Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar, lawyers said, a punishment that rights groups have decried as vicious and tantamount to torture.

Malaysian court hears contempt case against news portal amid media crackdown

13 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR A Malaysian court heard on Monday a contempt case brought by the government against independent news portal Malaysiakini and its editor-in-chief over readers' comments posted on its website, in a case widely seen as a test for press freedoms.

Al Jazeera staff grilled in Malaysia over report on migrant arrests

10 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian police questioned six employees of broadcaster Al Jazeera on Friday over a documentary on the arrest of undocumented migrants that authorities said was inaccurate, misleading and unfair.

Malaysian police to summon Al Jazeera journalists over report on migrant arrests

07 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian police on Tuesday said they will summon reporters of news broadcaster Al Jazeera for questioning over a documentary on the country's arrests of undocumented migrants, which authorities have accused of being an attempt to tarnish Malaysia's image.

Malaysian police to summon Al Jazeera journalists over report on migrant arrests

07 Jul 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian police on Tuesday said they will summon reporters of news broadcaster Al Jazeera for questioning over a documentary on the country's arrests of undocumented migrants, which authorities have accused of being an attempt to tarnish Malaysia's image.

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