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Malaysia: The death of civil liberties

Thousands of Malaysians plan to demonstrate in favour of electoral reform this week despite a government crackdown. But the country's new security laws are set to make political dissent and free speech even more difficult, says Malik Imtiaz Sarwar

The mysterious case of Hamza Kashgari

In deporting Saudi journalist Hamza Kashgari for his blasphemous tweets, the Malaysian government prioritised diplomacy, even if it might ultimately cost the columnist his life, argues Malik Imtiaz Sarwar

Myriam Francois-Cerrah: Hamza Kashgari targeted under guise of “religious offence”