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KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — A human rights group called today for an investigation into the death of a 26-year-old prisoner in Sungai Buloh, allegedly from tuberculosis (TB). Melissa Sasidaran from Lawye...
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) described Singapore's Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam as arrogant over his remark that some Malaysian ministers are "ideologically opposed" to the death penalty.
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PETALING JAYA: Human rights lawyers have slammed Putrajaya’s move to deport a Thai woman facing charges under the country’s draconian lese-majeste laws, saying it was no different from the previou...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers have called for the outright abolishment of the Sedition Act, saying there is no need for a replacement either.
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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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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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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has censured the Home Ministry for stating that discussions are still ongoing with the relevant authorities to amend or repeal the Sedition Act and other repressive laws.
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government must take immediate steps to push ahead with abolishing laws that it previously opposed, said a rights group who rejected the home ministry’s expla...
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Saturday's Rantau by-election saw Umno acting chairperson Mohamad Hasan trouncing Pakatan Harapan candidate Dr S Streram.
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) executive director Latheefa Koya has criticised Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim's argument against Malaysia inking the Rome Statute of the International Crimin...
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PETALING JAYA: Rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) today criticised the decision by the police to halt investigations into a custodial death which took place seven years ago, launched after a polic...
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A child is automatically entitled to Malaysian citizenship as long as one parent is a citizen, said Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) today.
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyers group took the government to task today for its statement in Parliament laying the blame for stateless children on the failure of parents to register their marriages.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — Prominent lawyer N. Surendran has hit out at Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar for calling Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad a ‘former dictator who wreaked so much ...
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PETALING JAYA: Another Malaysian citizen on death row in Singapore is scheduled to be executed this week, some five months after the republic ignored pleas for clemency for a Malaysian convicted of dr...
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa's description of controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik as a source of inspiration has irked the Indian community, according to Hindraf...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has criticised the Pakatan Harapan administration’s decision to retain the death penalty for selected offences, calling it shocking and  unprinc...
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PETALING JAYA: “Shocking, unprincipled, and embarrassing” is how Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has described the government’s decision to remove the mandatory death penalty for only 11 offences, instead of the complete abolition it had promised last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — The Inspector-General of Police’s (IGP) statement on the justification behind deporting several Egyptian nationals remains unproven allegations which are supported by no e...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 5 — Former chief justice Tun Arifin Zakaria said today questions about his human rights credentials are merely "a matter of perception", and have little significance to his ability ...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer has come out in defence of former chief justice Arifin Zakaria, whose appointment to lead an inquiry into human trafficking and the mass graves found in Wang Kelian, Perlis, ha...
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The human rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has urged the Wang Kelian Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) chairperson Arifin Zakaria to come clean on his previous track record as chief justice.
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PETALING JAYA: Rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has voiced concern over the appointment of former chief justice Arifin Zakaria to lead the inquiry into the issue of human trafficking and the mas...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 ― Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) raised today Tun Arifin Zakaria’s human rights record after the former chief justice was appointed to lead a royal inquiry on mass graves and huma...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Top cop Mohamad Fuzi Harun today confirmed that Barisan Nasional (BN) secretary-general Nazri Aziz is being investigated under the Sedition Act 1948 over his controversial campaign speec...
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Former law minister Nazri Abdul Aziz's claim that Malays do not want a non-Malay to be attorney-general is an "outrageous insult" to all Malays, said Lawyer for Liberty.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 — Barisan Nasional (BN) secretary-general Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz’s argument that a non-Muslim attorney general (AG) cannot complete the oath of office with the Quran is not bas...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer today hit out at Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jayakumar over his remarks that the government is unable to do anything about the golf course built on the Su...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) today urged Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to withdraw the prosecution appeal to overturn a Coroner verdict on the death of P. Karuna Nithi.
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A former top judge accused of judicial interference had been spared from action as he was retired, the Chief Justice's Office reiterated.
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 15 — Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) urged Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas today to withdraw the prosecution’s appeal to overturn a coroner’s verdict that P. Karuna Nithi had die...
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Lawyer Sangeet Kauer Deo, who had filed a suit against Chief Justice Richard Malanjum, has today urged him and the government to address the latest allegation made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sulta...
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PETALING JAYA: The shocking allegations of a scam between certain top judges and private litigants to cheat the government, made by Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, must be addressed, says a lawyers group.
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has backed Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the judiciary.
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PETALING JAYA: Rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has urged Putrajaya to use its powers to stop the destruction of mangrove sites in Johor, saying the state government has failed to preserve envir...
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PETALING JAYA: A civil rights group has urged the government to drop the lawsuit against the grant of citizenship to three stateless children.
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Penang MCA's campaign against the abolition of the death penalty has courted flak from lawyers.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has urged the government to make public the Institutional Reforms Committee (IRC) reports which contain recommendations for various reforms.
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyers group today refuted claims that the Sedition Act 1948 cannot be abolished without consent from the Conference of Rulers, and that to even call for its abolition is itself sedi...
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has panned the recent use of the Sedition Act 1948 by police, deeming the arrests of several individuals over posts on the former Yang di-Pertuan Agong as tantamount to "mob...
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Lawyer N Surendran has criticised Pakatan Harapan leaders in the government who are now silent over the use of the Sedition Act.
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has panned the recent use of the Sedition Act 1948 by police, deeming the arrests of several individuals over posts on the former Yang di-Pertuan Agong as tantamount to "mob ...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyers group today warned against “mob rule” in the authorities’ reaction to allegedly insulting social media posts following the arrest of three individuals under the Sedition...