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Topic: Peaceful Assembly Act 2012

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PETALING JAYA: An MP has welcomed the education ministry’s confirmation that no action will be taken against 11 primary school students for participating in a climate change protest, saying it is un...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh today said he is glad the government will not act on the groundless exploitation claims over the participation of 11 students of SJK(T) Sg Ara...
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Children should also be accorded their right to freedom of expression through peaceful assembly under the Federal Constitution, said Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 6 — The constitutional guarantee of free speech, assembly and association extends to all Malaysians, including minors, a lawyer contended after school children joined a protest aga...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) today announced the appointment of human rights lawyer Melissa Sasidaran as the new director of the human rights and law reform body.
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PETALING JAYA: Latheefa Koya’s resignation from Lawyers for Liberty (LFL), was swiftly followed by her decision to quit PKR.
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The sedition investigation against the organisers of this year's Women's March has been classified as 'no further action' (NFA) and dropped, according to Muhyiddin Yassin.
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Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah), the organisers of last Saturday's rally to purportedly defend the sovereignty of Islam, have been asked to give their statement to the police on May 17.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The organisers of the rally to defend the sovereignty of Islam and the Constitution here on Saturday (May 4) have been asked to give their statements to the police on May 17.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — The organisers of the Rally to Defend the Sovereignty of Islam and the Constitution here on Saturday have been asked to give their statement to the police on May 17.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 6): Definitive steps to amend or repeal Malaysia’s security laws that are considered harsh, such as SOSMA, POCA and POTA, are among the accomplishments of the Home Affairs Ministry (K...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Definitive steps to amend or repeal Malaysia's security laws are among the accomplishments of the Home Ministry in Pakatan Harapan's first year in power.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has yet to deliver on its election pledges to reform allegedly repressive laws and uphold human rights despite a promising start, a panel of...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After close to one year in power, the government has failed to reform repressive legislation and has continued to restrict fundamental freedoms and silence dissent, says civil society groups.
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LETTER | In a statement on April 20, the Home Ministry responded to accusations of backtracking on reforms by claiming that discussions are still ongoing with the police, Attorney-General's Chambers a...
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PETALING JAYA: The home ministry today rebutted claims by a Suhakam commissioner accusing Putrajaya of backtracking over repressive laws.
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The Home Ministry today rebutted a Suhakam commissioner who accused Putrajaya of backtracking on draconian laws.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government needs more time to review oppressive laws to avoid any flip-flops in the future, said the Home Ministry Its deputy minister Mohd Azis Jamman said it is best to look into s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will not rush into the repealing of oppressive laws in order to avoid accusations of flip-flopping in decision-making.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — The Home Ministry is conducting an in-depth study and review of six security laws in its purview before making any recommendations to the Cabinet, said Deputy Home Minister D...
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KUCHING, March 28 — A group of 28 civil society, political parties and individuals today called for the abolition of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA) as a core element of Sarawak’s political e...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have received 12 reports over a scuffle between students and supporters of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak at a bus stop in Pantai Baharu here yesterday evening...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have received 12 reports over a scuffle between Universiti Malaya students and supporters of former prime minister Najib Razak at a bus stop in Pantai here on Friday afternoon.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — Police have received 12 reports over a scuffle between students and supporters of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at a bus stop in Pantai Baru here on Friday ev...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — The police will allow tomorrow’s Peace, Solidarity Rally in Kuala Lumpur, which is aimed at condemning last Friday’s shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand by a white su...
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Police have given the green light for tomorrow's gathering in Kuala Lumpur proposed by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa following the Christchurch massacre, where a Malay...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A minister says the Pakatan Harapan government is against any attempt at suppressing criticism directed at its leaders, following the arrest of a man for insulting Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Criminal investigations should not be initiated against the International Women’s Day March organisers just because of participation from representatives of the lesbian, g...
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Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh has called for the government to cease "unnecessary" investigations against the organisers of the International Women's Day March for allegedly not providing enough no...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 ― The police questioned today three people about a recent Women’s Day march that was widely slammed because of protesters’ call for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A special committee comprising religious leaders and heads of NGOs has decided to hold a rally for peace on March 23, following the mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand last week...
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PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has expressed shock at the government’s delay to abolishing the death penalty, the repeal of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 and the S...
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The cancelled public debate between a lawmaker and unionist scheduled for last night should not be subject to the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA), said the organiser.
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A public debate between Muara Tuang assemblyperson Idris Buang (photo above) and Malaysia Trade Unions Congress (MTUC) Sarawak secretary Andrew Lo scheduled for last night was called off at the last m...
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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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MP SPEAKS | Over the past week, the outrage and attacks by politicians, the media, social media users and the public against the organisers of the Women's Day March have been persistent.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Top cop Mohamad Fuzi Harun today maintained that the organisers of last week’s International Women’s Day march had not followed proper procedure, amid calls for the authorities to ha...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Lawyer Syahredzan Johan has urged the police to cease all investigations against the organisers of the International Women's Day march last Saturday.
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PETALING JAYA: The organisers of the International Women’s Day march on Saturday, which saw members of the LGBT community call for an end to violence based on gender and sexual orientation, are bein...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community are human beings and Malaysian citizens whose rights must be recognised, the Malaysian Bar 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 (March 12): The Home Ministry (KDN) will amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) that requires organiser to submit a notice within the stipulated time befo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The home ministry is set to amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) following a recent controversial international women’s day rally which failed to obt...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry (KDN) will amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) that requires organiser to submit a notice within the stipulated time before holding ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — The Home Ministry (KDN) will amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) that requires organiser to submit a notice within the stipulated tim...
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Proposed amendments to the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 will also touch on the current 10-day notice provision for rally organisers, according to Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The International Women's Day march near a shopping centre here on Saturday (March 9) was held without a permit, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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Organisers of the controversial International Women's Day march in the city centre demanding the protection of rights of women, in conjunction with International Women's Day, held the event without a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — No permit was issued by the authorities to hold the International Women’s Day march to demand the protection of the rights of women and minorities near a shopping centre i...
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PETALING JAYA: As the debate over the rights of the LGBT community continues, electoral reforms group Bersih 2.0 says democracy is about allowing all quarters to express their views and concerns in a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has remained firm in its stand against the lifestyle of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) groups and the practice will not be allowed in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government says it is firm in opposing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups, following calls during a rally in Kuala Lumpur to recognise their rights.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — A minister today reaffirmed that the government does not accept the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community’s practices here, following a march where the co...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have presented several proposals on the decision to formulate, abolish, update and amend more than 100 legislations in the coming Parliamentary...
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The police have presented several proposals on the decision to formulate, abolish, update and amend more than 100 laws in the coming Parliamentary session on Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Printing and Publications Act (PPA) 1984 and the Multimedia and Communications Act 1998 must be repealed to maintain the standard of journalism and freedom of the press, according to...
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PUTRAJAYA: Over 100 laws will be enacted, amended, updated and repealed, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law) Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 23): Over 100 laws will be enacted, amended, updated and repealed, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law) Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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Over 100 laws will be enacted, amended, updated and repealed, says de facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong.
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PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is puzzled why Wisma Putra only accepted 184 recommendations from the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review (UPR) last November.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government is studying six laws with a view to either amending or repealing them, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muh­yiddin Yassin.
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The government is studying six laws to consider amending or repealing them, said Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) is being reviewed, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pix) said today.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 14): The government is studying six laws with the view of either amending or repealing them, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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PUTRAJAYA: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the government is studying six laws with the view of either amending or repealing them.