31 Dec '16, 2pm

Msian Leader Najib Razak Promised Openness, but Dissent Over 1MDB Stifled - Y NGUI/CELINE FERNANDEZ/PAT BARTA (WSJ)

By YANTOULTRA NGUI, CELINE FERNANDEZ and PATRICK BARTA Wall Street Journal Dec. 30, 2016 Government uses assortment of laws to silence critics of its handling of global scandal over state fund KUALA LUMPUR—Graphic designer Fahmi Reza is facing up to two years in prison. His problem? He painted red clown lips on a picture of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and sent it around. Mr. Najib pledged a new era of civic freedom when he came to power seven years ago in a country known for penalizing political foes. Instead, his government has become increasingly intolerant of critics as it tries to limit fallout from a sprawling corruption scandal related to a state economic-development fund. International investigators believe associates of the prime minister siphoned billions of dollars from the fund, known as 1Malaysia Development Bhd., or 1MDB. The U.S. Justice Department h...

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