“I'm quite surprised (Abdul Rahman had used him). If Abdul Rahman had asked me, I would not have advised him to use him (Melanyi). “I would tell him not to listen too much (to what Melanyi said) and not to pin too much on his claims."
Senior Sarawak Minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing
Melanyi in 2006 was fired from his sub-editor position by the now out of business Sarawak Tribune for reprinting the controversial Jyllands-Posten Prophet Muhammad cartoons.
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