Malaysian detains cartoonist, investigates lawmakers who criticizes Anwar Ibrahim's jailing

February 11, 2015 7:00 AM

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Malaysian detains cartoonist, investigates lawmakers who criticizes Anwar Ibrahim's jailing

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2014, file photo, Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim speaks with his party members during a tea break of his final hearing in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The sodomy conviction of Malaysia's opposition leader has set back, but not unraveled, Washington's improved ties with a country that is becoming increasingly important for U.S. diplomacy and trade policy in Asia. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File) (The Associated Press)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysian police have detained a cartoonist and are investigating two lawmakers for sedition over tweets and a cartoon condemning the judiciary for dismissing opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's final appeal against a sodomy conviction.

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