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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Lawyers for Liberty legal adviser N. Surendran today urged Singaporean authorities to stop persecuting lawyer M. Ravi, who is representing mentally challenged Malaysian death ...
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) adviser N Surendran has urged Singapore to drop its bid to disbar human rights lawyer M Ravi.
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LABUAN:  Labuan Port Authority (LPA) yesterday denied the request for proposals (RFP) or open tender of the Labuan containerised port of Labuan Liberty Wharf was ‘merely a formality’.
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LABUAN: The Labuan Port Authority (LPA) has denied that the request for proposals (RFP) or open tender of the Labuan containerised port of the Labuan Liberty Wharf was “merely a formality”.
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PETALING JAYA: The home ministry has been urged to make deep-seated changes to its procedures for dealing with citizenship applications so that cases of statelessness are curbed.
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PETALING JAYA: Police have warned against turning the road rage incident in Bangi into a racial issue after it was given such a spin on social media.
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Drug trafficking into Singapore, which has some of the world’s toughest drugs laws, has risen recently, the law minister said on Wednesday, and he defended capital punishment for serious drug crime ...
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The so-called Snooper’s Charter, which allows the UK government to access data from emails and mobile phones, survived a court challenge from a privacy group.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The family members of five Malaysian citizens facing the noose for drug trafficking in Singapore are urging the republic to pardon them.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Singapore government has again been urged to give Malaysians on death row a second chance and to reconsider the application of the death penalty.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Lawyers for Liberty legal adviser N. Surendran today likened Singapore to North Korea in its treatment of mentally challenged inmate on death row, Nagaenthran Dharmalingam.
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PETALING JAYA: A rights group has urged the Singapore government not to execute a 31-year-old Malaysian who was convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to death in 2010.
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PETALING JAYA: The Singapore government has dismissed a human rights lawyer’s claim that it was targeting Malaysian prisoners for capital punishment, saying it applied the republic’s laws “equal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 — Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs has denied accusations that its government is “preparing for an execution binge”, after lawyer N. Surendran revealed that four Mala...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Four Malaysians are among 10 on Singapore’s death row scheduled to be executed after their clemency petitions failed, local lawyer N. Surendran said today.
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Latheefa Koya had very little time to think about it when the offer to head the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission came her way.
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PETALING JAYA: A legal advocacy group has questioned Singapore’s refusal to issue a certificate that will spare the life of Malaysian P. Pannir Selvam from the gallows after he helped in the investigation.
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Lawyers for Liberty adviser N. Surendran on Friday questioned the Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore for refusing to issue a Certificate of Substantive Assistance that will spare the life of P...
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The fight for the life of P Pannir Selvam, who is on the death row in Singapore, continues as his lawyers will challenge the clemency process and Singapore's Attorney-General's Chambers' failure to is...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Early reaction to proposed changes to the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA) is a big “aye”, with the former minister in charge of law leading the chorus of support.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayat...
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The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah (right) presents the letter of appointment to Latheefa Beebi Koya (left) as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commiss...
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Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 ― Latheefa Beebi Koya took her oath of office as Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ay...
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PETALING JAYA: Newly minted Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner Latheefa Koya paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday morning (June 20).
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Akin has denied hiring Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz for a nefarious agenda, after his senior private secretary implicated minister Da...
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PUTRAJAYA - The Prime Minister will continue to decide on government appointments as long as the Parliament has not been empowered to do so, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Prime Minister will continue to decide on government appointments as long as Parliament has not been empowered to do so, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA: Former Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Mohd Shukri Abdull said today the public should give a chance to Latheefa Koya to prove herself as the new head of the ...
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PETALING JAYA: Unperturbed by the outcries over her appointment, New Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya has vowed to create a culture of intolerance against c...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 — Newly-installed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Latheefa Koya pledged the eradication of corruption “anywhere and everywhere” it is found today, the firs...
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PETALING JAYA: Latheefa Koya, known as an outspoken lawyer of PKR and human rights activist, is now the head of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
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PETALING JAYA: Questions have arisen over the impartiality of human rights lawyer Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the number one at the anti-graft commission.
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Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Beebi Koya is the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner, replacing Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull.Her two-year contract takes effect on...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Koya (pix) is the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner, replacing the outgoing Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 4): Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Beebi Koya has been appointed as the chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), following the request ...
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PUTRAJAYA - Malaysia's top anti-graft chief Shukri Abdull has resigned, just over a year into his two-year tenure, according to local news reports quoting a statement from the Prime Minister's Office ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Beebi Koya is the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner, replacing Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 4): Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Beebi Koya has been appointed as the chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), following the request ...
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PETALING JAYA: I-Bhd, which posted a net profit RM6.43mil in the first quarter ended March 31 against RM22.73mil in the same period a year ago, expects the property market to remain challenging in 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: I-Bhd, which posted a net profit RM6.43mil in the first quarter ended March 31 against RM22.73mil, expects the property market to remain challenging in 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — The Health Ministry and the Sungai Buloh Prison are jointly investigating allegations that an inmate who recently died from tuberculosis was denied medical treatment for the i...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PETALING JAYA: A Sungai Buloh remand prisoner was said to have not been given timely and proper medical treatment, leading to his death from multiple organ failure due to disseminated tuberculosis (TB...
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has urged the police to investigate the death of a 25-year-old man who was a remand prisoner at the Sungai Buloh prison when he died.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — A Sungai Buloh prisoner who died from tuberculosis (TB) was only diagnosed when the disease had spread and caused organ failure, his family’s lawyer alleged.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's de facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong has denied interfering with the Singapore Court of Appeal's decision to stay the execution of P. Pannir Sel...
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PETALING JAYA: De facto Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong has denied interfering with the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision to stay the execution of P. Pannir Selvam, a Malaysian citizen convicted of a drug charge.
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PETALING JAYA: De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong has denied interfering with the Singapore Court of Appeal's decision to stay the execution of P. Pannir Selvam, a Malaysian citizen convicted on a drug charge.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — De facto Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong said that while he is glad that Malaysian P. Pannir Selvam who was due to be executed today in Singapore has been granted a stay of ...
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The Singapore Court of Appeal has granted a stay of execution to Malaysian P Pannir Selvam, who was scheduled to hang in Singapore tomorrow for trafficking drugs.
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PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian man who was scheduled to be executed in Singapore on Friday (May 24) for drug trafficking has been granted a stay of execution by the republic's Court of Appeal.
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KLUANG: The government is seeking ways to help a Malaysian who is scheduled to be hanged in Singapore on Friday for drug trafficking, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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The government is seeking to help a Malaysian scheduled to hang in Singapore on Friday for drug trafficking, Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said today.
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KLUANG, May 21 — The government is seeking ways to help a Malaysian who is scheduled to be hanged in Singapore on Friday for drug trafficking, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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KLUANG (Bernama): The government is seeking ways to help a Malaysian who is scheduled to be hanged in Singapore on Friday (May 24) for drug trafficking, says Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — The family P. Pannir Selvam, a Malaysian convict who is facing the hangman’s noose in three days in Singapore, have made a last-ditch appeal to the island nation’s preside...
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PETALING JAYA: The family of a Malaysian on death row for drug trafficking in Singapore has appealed to Putrajaya to intervene in the sentence, saying he was not given a chance for clemency under Sing...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liberty is urging the Singaporean government not to proceed with the execution of Malaysian P. Pannir Selvam.
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Lawyers for Liberty has called for a halt to the execution of yet another Malaysian in Singapore, scheduled for next Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 — Turkish writer Mustafa Akyol has put up for free online the Malay translation of his book on liberalism and Islam that Malaysia had banned.
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The federal government is “duty-bound” to enforce the Federal Constitution, and can even legislate to “bring the state to order” and remove contradictory provisions in state constitutions.
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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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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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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The High Court here has upheld the book ban imposed two years ago by the Home Ministry on Islamic Renaissance Front Bhd's (IRF's) three books by dismissing the judicial review...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — The High Court today dismissed the Islamic Renaissance Front Berhad’s (IRF) bid to lift former Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s ban on three of its books.
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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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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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PUTRAJAYA: While a bright student in Klang got her citizenship after an almost six-year wait, a straight As girl in Ipoh is running against time to secure hers so that she can apply to study in a public university.
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyers group has taken deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman to task for putting the blame in the problem of stateless children on the failure of their parents to register their marriage.
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The family of Sarawakian Michael Garing, who is facing execution in Singapore for murder this coming Friday, has filed an urgent clemency petition to the republic's president.
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Lawyers for Liberty has called for a halt in the execution of a Sarawakian in Singapore, scheduled for this Friday.
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SEPANG: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he knows “nothing” of the development of a golf resort said to be within the Sungai Pulai mangrove reserve in Johor.
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PETALING JAYA: Moderate Muslim group G25 has urged Putrajaya to stop being “more Umno than Umno” by using race and religion to garner Malay support, following a meeting between minister Mujahid Yu...
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The six Egyptians who were recently deported back home, have gone missing, and the Malaysian government should be held responsible for their disappearance, Lawyers for Liberty said today.
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Lawyers for Liberty adviser N Surendran has described the Pakatan Harapan government's reaction to the International Women's Day march as 'shocking hypocrisy'.On Monday, Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has rowed back on an earlier plan to completely repeal the death penalty, saying that while the government will abolish mandatory capital punishment, it will leave it for court...
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Lawyers for Liberty advisor N Surendran has described Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's claim that the International Women's Day march did not have a permit as "outrageous".
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liber­ty has continued with its criticism over the arrests and deportations of five Egyptians despite the police insisting that the men have aided foreign terrorists.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liberty today said the inspector-general of police’s defence of the deportation of five Egyptians is based on unproven allegations.
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A man sentenced to 10-years in jail for insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad, can appeal for a lighter sentence said de facto deputy law minister Hanipa Maidin.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The ethnic Chin community should not have been given a deadline for the end of refugee protection until they can be guaranteed safe return to Myanmar, says Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Koya.
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PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional secretary-general Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz's statement that "it is a Malay sentiment that a non-Malay should not be Attorney General" is an insult to the Malays, says Lawyers for Liberty.
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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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PETALING JAYA: The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) has joined the call for a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to investigate allegations of judicial interference and misconduct.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has refuted lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo’s assertion that the it has remained silent on the allegations of judicial interference that were made by Justice Datuk Dr Haji H...
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KAJANG: Putrajaya today said it can only express its dissatisfaction to the Johor state government over the purported de-gazettement of a mangrove forest reserve on which a golf course and hotel proje...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — The government should form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to ascertain the allegations made by a senior judge that the former Barisan Nasional (BN) administration had tam...
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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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LETTER | Recently, I watched a documentary on France in the aftermath of its revolution in 1789.
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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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The current Johor government should not have been silent on the previous administration's decision to allow part of the Sungai Pulai forest reserve to be developed into a golf resort, said lawyer N Su...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liberty has urged the Home Ministry and the Attorney-General’s Chambers to drop objections in the Federal Court to citizenship for stateless children.
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LETTER | We refer to the final hearing at the Federal Court of the appeals of three stateless children for grant of citizenship, which is to be heard on Feb 14.