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Brunei authorities convict and sentence critic in absentia for sedition

In December 2019, the Brunei authorities convicted and sentenced a man in absentia to 18 months’ imprisonment for sedition. Shahiransheriffuddin bin Shahrani Muhammad was charged in 2017 after he published a Facebook post that criticised the certification regulation released by the Ministry of Religious Affairs Read more

Brunei authorities convict and sentence critic in absentia for sedition

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