"Clare's dogged (and to some, more that a little annoying) persistence and an incredible nose for the fishy stuff, uncovered the heist of the century.  The explosive exposés  rocked the nation, and precipitated the fall of the Malaysian government for the first time in 60 years."
Tony Pua, Member of Parliament for Damansara, Malaysia

Investigating the deforestation of Sarawak, Borneo, and the dispossession of its people, journalist Clare Rewcastle Brown followed a trail of corruption that led her to the heart of Malaysian politics and to Prime Minister Najib Razak himself. Determined that the public should know the truth, she started a blog, which became Malaysia's go-to news outlet for information that the government was trying to suppress – and whistleblowers wanted to get out. She was soon running a radio station too...

Full story in The Sarawak Report book to be launched on September 8, 2018

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Dead Men Tell No Tales

How convenient that a now deceased Saudi Monarch should appear as a silent witness to support Najib’s fairy tale excuse for his 1MDB thefts. Since that King cannot give evidence we are presumably expected to take Najib’s word for it about fabulous donations from him to our mega crook ex Prime Minister.

If that is really the best excuse Najib can find for his thefts of Malaysian public money he must indeed be desperate as he searches fairy tales of the world for something to get off the hook.

It is one thing for a desperate criminal to lie his head off and quite another for a sovereign nation to allow such fabrications, detrimental to the reputation of a former head of State, to pass unchallenged and uncontradicted. Saudi Arabia needs to give the lie to this fabrication and to do so without delay. The Saudi monarchy will not want for one moment to act as an invented alibi machine to save Najib’s skin and should clear the matter, publicly and soon.

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