Tashny Sukumaran

PROSECUTED FOR REPORTING IN A “RED ZONE”

MALAYSIA


The Kuala Lumpur correspondent of the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post, Tashny Sukumaran wrote an article on 1 May about the arrests of hundreds of migrant workers and refugees in Kuala Lumpur’s so-called Covid-19 “red zones” where the infection rate is said to be high. She is now facing a possible two-year jail sentence on a charge of “insult with intent to provoke a breach of the peace.”

Publié le 11.06.2020