Malaysia PM Sues an Online Gadfly

Is it time for the Singapore gambit – unlosable lawsuits in your own courts to stop critics? After enduring five years of up to a million negative comments, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak apparently has had enough. He has filed suit for defamation against Malaysiakini, the Kuala Lumpur-based website that is the most prominent of the country’s opposition press.

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