Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Blogger 'detained for two years'

Malaysia's leading blogger has been ordered to spend two years in detention under internal security laws after being accused of insulting Islam, his wife says.

Raja Petra Kamaruddin, a prominent government critic and founder of the Malaysia Today website, has been sent to the Kamunting detention centre in northern Perak state on the order of the home minister, Marina Lee Abdullah told AFP.