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Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor said one death in custody was one too many.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — The Malaysian Bar has stressed the importance of the special task force (STF) probing the enforced disappearances of Pastor Raymond Koh and social activist Amri Che Mat being...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar has welcomed the changes to the special task force (STF) set up to probe Suhakam’s finding that the Special Branch had a hand in the enforced disappearance of two men...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar welcomes the decision of the police former legal unit chief Datuk Moktar Mohd Noor to withdraw from the special task force to probe the enforced disappearances of activist Amri Che Mat and Pastor Raymond Koh.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has welcomed the government’s decision to decriminalise drugs as the amendments are seen as necessary for a holistic drug policy.
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The Malaysian Bar said they support the government’s move to decriminalise drug use as many lawyers have witnessed the legal and personal consequences of a hardline approach to the people and their ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has welcomed the government's decision to decriminalise drugs, saying that these reforms are essential to a holistic drug policy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar today urged more lawyers to provide legal assistance to refugees in the country, saying current laws do not accord them due recognition and protection.
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Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor (above) has assured that it will not tolerate any form of sexual harassment.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 ― The Malaysian Bar has expressed its disagreement against former chief justice (CJ) Tun Zaki Azmi, who reportedly urged judges to be more selective in allowing postponement of...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has disagreed with former Chief Justice of the Federal Court, Tun Zaki Azmi’s call to judges to be more selective in allowing postponement of cases.
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The Malaysian Bar disagrees with former chief justice Zaki Azmi's call for judges to be more selective in allowing lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has expressed concern over the frequency and severity of water pollution incidents in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor today urged Putrajaya to take stern enforcement action against culprits behind industrial pollution damaging the environment...
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PETALING JAYA: Contamination of water sources must be regarded as a threat to national security and well-being and dealt with urgently, the Malaysian Bar said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — Politicians from both sides of the political divide, analysts and pundits have all weighed in on the prime minister’s unilateral appointment of human rights lawyer Latheefa ...
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of lawyer Latheefa Koya as chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has raised concerns among several stakeholders.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor’s remarks regarding Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief are not simp...
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) selection of ex-PKR member Latheefa Koya to head the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) could jeopardise the perception of the agency’s independence,...
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The Malaysian Bar has expressed concerns over the way in which Latheefa Koya was appointed as MACC chief.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar should not be making political statements regarding Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief, says activist lawyer, Siti Kasim.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Prominent lawyer and activist Siti Kasim today took the Malaysian Bar president to task for using his post to express his personal political views on the appointment of the ne...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar today questioned the manner in which lawyer Latheefa Koya was appointed as chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), noting the lack of co...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Pakatan Harapan’s disregard for its own pledges when selecting ex-PKR member Latheefa Koya to head the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) could jeopardise the agenc...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar is concerned with the manner in which Latheefa Koya was appointed as chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti- Corruption Commission (MACC), as well as her suitability to the post.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): The potential conflict of interest in lawyer Syazlin Mansor acting simultaneously for the government and firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd (pictured) Kassim’s family should have ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar today urged its members to be “vigilant and circumspect” before taking on a case in the wake of a lawyer’s decision to withdraw from an inquest into a fireman’...
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Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor has concurred with the Attorney-General Tommy Thomas' position that there was indeed potential conflict of interest when lawyer Syazlin Mansor decided...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) acted correctly in asking a federal ministry to remove its legal counsel from the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib M...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar has reiterated its call for the Perak government to suspend all logging activities in areas which may overlap with lands claimed by the orang asli in Kampung Tasik Cunex, Gerik.
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The Malaysian Bar has dismissed Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu’s assertion that the dismantling of a blockade put up by the Orang Asli community in Kampung Tasik Cunex in Gerik was lawful.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has expressed its disappointment over the action by the Perak government on May 16 to demolish a blockade against logging set up by the Kampung Tasik Cunex Gerik Orang...
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THOUGH Tan Sri Richard Malanjum retired as Chief Justice of the Federal Court on April 12, the tributes are still pouring in.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Sarawak legal profession hopes that Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat will continue with the reforms laid out by her predecessor for the judiciary.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has urged the public prosecutor to review the process of representation, saying it may jeopardise fairness and efficiency in criminal proceedings.
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The Malaysian Bar has urged the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) to review the procedures involved in deciding whether to discontinue or withdraw case proceedings.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 ― The attorney-general who is also public prosecutor (PP) urgently needs to examine existing representation procedures in criminal cases, the Malaysian Bar said today after publ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar has urged the government to set up the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) without any further delay.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) is constitutional and does not violate the Police Act 1967, says the Malaysian Bar.
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Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor has commended newly minted inspector-general of police Abdul Hamid Bador for his commitment to the setting up of an Independent Police Complaints and ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor has welcomed Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat’s appointment as the new Chief Justice, saying it was a defining moment in the nation’s histo...
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The Malaysian Bar has welcomed the appointment of Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as the new chief justice of Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today as the country’s first-ever female chief justice shows that one’s abilities should never be outweighed by their gender...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The Malaysian Bar today assured its Sabah and Sarawak counterparts that it recognised their rights, amid claims it was pushing for a national law to regulate the legal profe...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has voiced concern over the verdict and sentence of lawyer Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, saying custodial punishments should not be imposed for contempt...
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The Malaysian Bar has expressed its concern over the Federal Court’s decision to convict the lawyer Arun Kasi for contempt of court.
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The Malaysian Bar has urged the Pakatan Harapan government to expedite the setting up of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the judiciary.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has urged Putrajaya to set up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to investigate allegations of judicial interference and misconduct without further delay.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has expressed concern that the government tabled a Bill on April 9 to extend its powers under the National Security Council Act 2016.
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The Malaysian Bar has called on the government to withdraw its tabled amendments to the National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016 and then move to abolish the controversial law.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The Malaysian Bar has taken the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to task for its proposed amendments to the National Security Act 2016 (NSA) recently instead of abolishing it...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has expressed its deep concerns at the government's decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute, calling it a step backwards for Malaysia's international standing.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar has come out in full support of the recommendations of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) inquiry finding into the disappearance of Amri Che Mat and Past...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — A special task force should be set up to look into the disappearance of activist Amri Che Mat and pastor Raymond Koh in line with the recommendations of the Human Rights Comm...
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The Malaysian Bar has backed the Human Rights Commission's (Suhakam) call for investigations to be reopened into the disappearance of pastor Raymond Koh and activist Amri Che Mat, which an inquiry by ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The acceptance of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) as a prerequisite for the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) is simply a formalisation of its partial recognition...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Siti Kassim today accused the new Bar Council office bearers of “unceremoniously” kicking out existing watching brief lawyers for several high-profile court cases.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has urged Chief Justice Richard Malanjum and the public to lodge an official complaint with the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (ASDB) if there is any evid...
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The Malaysian Bar supports Putrajaya's plans to set up a special court to hear corruption cases.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): Malaysia’s top council of lawyers asked the attorney-general to explain the release of an Indonesian suspect in the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half-brothe...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia's top council of lawyers asked the Attorney-General to explain the release of an Indonesian suspect in the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother,...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Newly-elected president of the Malaysian Bar, Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor, said it would be good for Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to explain the decision to free Indonesian citizen Siti A...
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Newly minted Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor wants Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to explain the different treatment given to the two women accused of murdering Kim Jong-Nam. This is ...