Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar arrested under sedition law

Malaysian political cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, or Zunar as he is popularly known, was arrested on Saturday under the country’s Sedition Act for cartoons that allegedly insulted Prime Minister Najib Razak. 54-year-old Zunar would be held for a day to facilitate investigations, state news agency Bernama reported. Other than the Sedition Act, the cartoonist will also be probed under penal code for humiliating a person with intention, Bernama reported.

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