Journalist arrested for editting banned book

Description

Kean Wong, the editor of the controversial book 'Rebirth: Reformasi, Resistance, and Hope in New Malaysia,' has been arrested by Bukit Aman over allegations that the book's cover insulted the country's coat-of-arms, or 'Jata Negara.' He was apprehended at the Kelana Jaya Immigration Office while applying for passport renewal. The investigation is being conducted under several laws, including the Sedition Act 1948, Emblems and Names (Preventing Unlawful Use) (Amendment) Act 2016, Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, and the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Age
Country
Kuala Lumpur
Full name or name of group
Identified
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Criminal lawsuit/charge: Sedition