August 5, 2020

Malaysian police chief insists Al Jazeera probe ‘professional’

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia’s police chief insisted Wednesday investigations into an Al Jazeera documentary are being conducted “professionally” and rejected concerns about worsening media freedom, a day after the broadcaster’s office was searched.Authorities are investigating the news network’s programme “Locked up in Malaysia’s Lockdown”, after the government was angered by its critical look at the treatment of migrant workers during the coronavirus pandemic.Officials on Tuesday searched the Qatar-based broadcaster’s Kuala Lumpur office and seized two computers, sparking fresh anger from A…

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