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Al Jazeera's KL office raided over controversial documentary on migrant dormitory

Samantha Chiew
Samantha Chiew8/4/2020 06:50 PM GMT+08  • 2 min read
Al Jazeera's KL office raided over controversial documentary on migrant dormitory
Al Jazeera's office in KL raided over controversial documentary on migrant dorms
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Since June 10, Malaysian police authorities have been investigating the KL office of Qatari state-owned broadcaster Al Jazeera over a 25-minute “controversial” documentary about the migrant workers in Malaysia.

Malaysian police announced an investigation of Al Jazeera staff over potential sedition, defamation and violation of the country's Communications and Multimedia Act.

On the morning of Aug 4, police officials along with officers from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) raided the KL office and seized several devices relating to the documentary.

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