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S'porean seeks RM2.67m from M'sian Immigration for unlawful detention
A Singaporean has sued Malaysia’s Immigration Department, seeking RM2.67 million in compensation over what he claimed as unlawful arrest and inhuman treatment in his 37-day detention in October 2018...
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Singapore man sues Malaysia's Immigration Dept for RM2.67m over 'inhuman’ detention
KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — A Singaporean man has filed a lawsuit against Malaysia’s Immigration Department, seeking RM2.67 million in compensation for his 37-day detention in an over-crowded cell.
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Lawyer Arun Kasi expected to be released from prison on May 21
PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi is expected to be released from prison on Tuesday (May 21).
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Arun Kasi seeking royal pardon for contempt of court, says lawyer
PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, who was found guilty of contempt of court last month and jailed for 30 days, is seeking a pardon from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
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Resign, Thomas, for letting us down terribly
LETTER | Pakatan Harapan had selected Tommy Thomas as attorney-general based on his qualifications and experience as a senior lawyer.
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Contempt – When AG was in the dock in 1998
Much to the chagrin of the legal fraternity, the Federal Court yesterday imposed a 30-day prison sentence and RM40,000 fine on lawyer Arun Kasi for contempt of court.
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Review common law of scandalising the judiciary
COMMENT | We are concerned by the conviction and the sentence of 30 days imprisonment and a fine of RM40,000 against Arun Kasi for contempt of court.
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Abolish laws against scandalising court, Parliament told after Arun Kasi’s conviction
KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — A group of lawyers and NGOs have demanded the Parliament today to review and abolish laws against scandalising the court, in light of yesterday’s conviction against fellow...
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Contempt of court or abuse of power?
Lawyer Arun Kasi was charged with contempt by Tommy Thomas for alleged hateful statements pertaining to the case of Leap Modulation Sdn Bhd vs PCP Construction Sdn Bhd, where the Federal Court decided...
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Punish for contempt only as last resort, Bar says on Arun ruling
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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Lawyer jailed 30 days, fined RM40,000
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court sentenced lawyer Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, to 30 days’ jail and fined him RM40,000 after finding him guilty of contempt of court over his two statements criticising the proceedings and decision of a court case.
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Yoursay: A whiff of old Malaysia in contempt of court sentence
YOURSAY | ‘Even if the conviction (of Arun Kasi) was justified, the sentence is manifestly excessive.’ Lawyer Arun Kasi gets 30 days' jail for contempt Abasir: "Justice Ramly Ali, who led a five-m...
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Arun Kasi jailed, and 9 other things that happened yesterday
KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Malaysian Bar 'concerned' over Arun Kasi's conviction
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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Was Arun an easy target, asks LFL executive director
Latheefa Koya is the latest to join the chorus of protest over the Federal Court's decision to impose a 30-day prison term and RM40,000 fine on lawyer Arun Kasi for contempt.
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Legal community slams Arun Kasi’s 30-day jail term, fine
PETALING JAYA, April 23 — The Federal Court’s decision to impose a prison sentence on lawyer Arun Kasi for contempt of court has drawn criticism from the legal community as lawyers and experts too...
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Lawyer Arun Kasi gets 30 days’ jail, RM40,000 fine for contempt of court
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today sentenced lawyer Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, to 30 days’ jail and fined him RM40,000 after finding him guilty of contempt of court over his two st...
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'March to Palace of Justice' – lawyers see red over Arun's prison sentence
The Federal Court's decision to impose a prison sentence on lawyer Arun Kasi for contempt has courted flak from legal eagles.
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Lawyer Arun Kasi gets 30 days' jail, RM40,000 fine for contempt of court
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Federal Court on Tuesday (April 23) sentenced lawyer Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, to 30 days' jail and fined RM40,000 after finding him guilty of contempt of court over his two statements criticising the proceedings and decision of a court case.
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Lawyer Arun jailed 30 days, fined RM40,000 for contempt of court
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today sentenced Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, to 30 days’ jail and RM40,000 fine after finding him guilty of writing two articles critical of a court judg...
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30 day’s jail, RM40,000 fine for lawyer Arun Kasi over contempt of court
KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — Lawyer Arun Kasi has been sentenced to a 30-day jail term after he committed contempt of court for making disrespectful remarks online regarding a court judgment, reported M...
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Lawyer jailed 30 days, fined RM40k for contempt of court
PUTRAJAYA (April 23): A five-member Federal Court bench today has sentenced lawyer Arun Kasi to 30 days in jail, and fined him RM40,000 for contempt of court.
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Apex court finds lawyer Arun Kasi guilty of contempt
Lawyer Arun Kasi has been found guilty of contempt over statements he made pertaining to a particular case judgment.
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Court finds lawyer Arun guilty of contempt over articles
PUTRAJAYA: Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, who wrote two articles critical of a court judgment in February, has been found guilty of scandalising the court.
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MRL counters ECRL 'misinformation', and 7 things that happened yesterday
KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Arun Kasi's father vows to fast for 'justice' in contempt case
The father of lawyer Arun Kasi, who is engaged in contempt proceedings with attorney-general Tommy Thomas, has vowed to fast in front of the Parliament until "justice" prevails for his son.
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Bar repeats call for RCI into judicial misconduct
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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Apex court refuses to release proceeding transcript to lawyer Arun Kasi
KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The Federal Court today refused to release the Court Recording Transcription (CRT) to lawyer Arun Kasi in contempt proceedings heard in open court, but no reasons were given...
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Lawyer asks CJ, Bar Council about AG’s speech at Legal Year launch
KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 ― Lawyer Arun Kasi wrote to the Chief Justice (CJ) and the Bar Council asking each for its view on Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas’s speech at the opening of the Legal Ye...
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AG: Lawyer insinuated judges were corrupt in his articles
PUTRAJAYA: A lawyer was clearly referring to three Federal Court judges when he wrote two articles critical of a court proceeding last year, Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said in a contempt of court c...
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Muslim lawyers want observer status in Arun Kasi contempt case
PETALING JAYA: The Muslim Lawyers’ Association has applied for a watching brief in contempt proceedings against lawyer Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, who wrote two articles critical of...
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Lawyer fails to set aside leave obtained by AG to institute committal...
PUTRAJAYA (March 13): Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi failed to set aside the leave obtained by Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas to institute committal proceedings against him for having allegedly criticise...
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Lawyer fails in bid to stop contempt proceedings by AG
PUTRAJAYA: Lawyer Arun Kasi today failed to set aside a leave application obtained by the attorney-general to begin contempt proceedings against him for allegedly scandalising Federal Court judges.
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Apex court dismisses Arun Kasi’s bid to stop contempt proceedings
PUTRAJAYA, March 13 — Lawyer Arun Kasi has failed in his bid to set aside the leave granted by the Federal Court to Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas to cite him for contempt of court.
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Arun seeks to dismiss nod for contempt proceedings against him
KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Lawyers representing Arun Kasi have applied to set aside the leave granted by the Federal Court for Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas to institute committal proceedings agai...
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Arun Kasi challenging AG’s move to frame contempt of court case
PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Arun Kasi is going against Attorney-General Tommy Thomas’s attempt to set aside a leave application to initiate contempt proceedings against him for allegedly scandalising Fede...
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UN must intervene in contempt case against Arun Kasi
COMMENT | The recent news of Arun Kasi, a lawyer facing contempt charges for allegedly scandalising the judiciary in relation to two articles he wrote on Aliran – a website covering issues of socia...
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Bar to take stand on 2 lawyers facing contempt charges
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar intends to take a legal position on two lawyers being hauled up for showing disrespect to the court, its president George Varughese said.
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Bring it on, Shafee says on AG’s contempt bid
KUALA LUMPUR: Senior lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah today questioned the bid by Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to begin contempt proceedings against him over statements allegedly undermining the admin...
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Lawyer to fight AG’s contempt proceedings, says only made ‘fair criticism’ on judicial scandal
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Lawyer Arun Kasi said he will challenge the contempt of court proceedings initiated by the attorney general against him over his alleged “scandalising” of Federal Court ju...
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Lawyer vows to challenge attorney-general contempt case
Lawyer Arun Kasi (photo, above) has vowed to challenge contempt proceedings brought about by attorney-general Tommy Thomas against him.
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New RON95 ceiling price and 9 things that happened yesterday
KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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I will challenge contempt charges, says lawyer
PETALING JAYA: A lawyer who is to face contempt charges for scandalising the court, has vowed to clear his name in a proceeding that will be held before a Federal Court bench.
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AG gets court permission to initiate contempt proceedings against lawyer Arun Kasi (Updated)
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today granted an ex-parte application for leave by Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to initiate contempt proceedings, against a lawyer who had allegedly criticised the procee...
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AG gets green light for contempt proceedings against lawyer Arun Kasi
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today granted an ex parte application for leave by Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to initiate contempt proceedings against a lawyer who allegedly criticised the proceedings...
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Report: AG to start contempt proceedings against lawyer whose remarks ‘scandalised’ court
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas has been given the go-ahead to file contempt proceedings against Arun Kasi over the private lawyer’s two articles that allegedly criticise...
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Urgent need for RCI to probe alleged judicial misconduct, lawyers say
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — The government must form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) immediately to investigate allegations of judicial misconduct, said veteran lawyers.
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Police, MACC can't probe unwilling judges, claims lawyer
The police and the MACC cannot probe Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s allegations of wrongdoing in the judiciary against his will, claims lawyer Arun Kasi.
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