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Malaysian Journalist Killed in Shooting While On a Humanitarian Mission in Somalia

September 10, 2011

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SOMALIA.— A Malaysian camera man has been killed in a shooting attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. Noramfaizul Mohd Nor, a cameraman with Malaysia’s national Bernama TV, was killed while traveling with the aid agency Putera 1Malaysia Club on a humanitarian mission. The aid agency arrived in Mogadishu on Monday, September 29th bringing 250 tons of food and […]

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Protests Calling for Electoral Reform Turns Violent in Malaysia

July 9, 2011

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MALAYSIA.— More than 20,000 demonstrators arrived at Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, demanding electoral reforms. Confrontations between pro-reform demonstrators and police soon turned violent, precisely what government officials claimed they sought to avoid by banning the demonstrations. Prime Minister Najib Razak’s government declared the demonstration illegal and the police sealed off parts of the […]

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