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Malaysians decry new censorship

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KUALA LUMPUR - Dozens of journalists protested on Saturday against the suspension of a weekly magazine, urging the Malaysian government to allow greater press freedom. 

Malaysian journalists gather during a protest against the suspension of the magazine The Heat in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. (AFP photo)

The Heat stopped publication last month after the Home Ministry suspended it, saying it had violated its printing permit and failed to respond to the ministry to explain the matter.

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