• A Rohingya family photo taken by the local authorities as proof of who's who in the household during a regular check.Those who are not around when the photos are taken risk being punished or struck off as a resident. In June 2012, ethnic and state-sponsored violence left over 100,000 people displaced and in dire need of food, shelter and medical care. Click on the image to read more.
  • Trouble over some tweets: Hamza Kashgari in Kuala LumpurThe Home Minister and police continuously lied that he was arrested upon arrival in Malaysia to save the embarrassment that they had allowed him to enter the country. On 12 February 2012, despite a court injunction, the Home Minister and police in violation of domestic and international law deported him to Saudi Arabia where he remains in detention. Click on the image to read more.
  • People power demanding for free and fair electionDespite the Bersih 250,000 strong turnout on 28 April 2012, the government and Election Commission have yet to take any real steps towards electoral reform. Click on the image to read more.
  • Chemical-laced water cannon assault on peaceful demonstratorsThe peaceful demonstration was eventually broken up by needless and unlawful police violence including serious and mass beatings and indiscriminate discharge of chemical-laced water cannon and tear gas grenades. Click on the image to read more.
  • The US and British governments shooting the messenger extraordinairePolice personnel guarding the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where Julian Assange has been seeking refuge since 19 June 2012. To support the Free Assange campaign, click on the image.
  • Historical campaign where citizens blacked out their personal site to demand for S114A of the Evidence Act to be abolished.This amendment which reverses the burden of proof in internet publishing is symptomatic of the government's inability to understand and fear of the internet and social media. To support the campaign click on the image.
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LFL: Do Not Criminalize the Existence of the Destitute and Homeless

Administrator, July 3, 2014

Lawyers for Liberty Press Statement 3 July 2014 Do Not Criminalize the Existence of the Destitute and Homeless Lawyers for Liberty is appalled with Federal Territories Minist...
LFL: Diplomatic Immunity is Not a Licence to Commit Crimes

Administrator, July 1, 2014

Lawyers for Liberty Press Statement 1 July 2014 Diplomatic Immunity is Not a Licence to Commit Crimes Lawyers for Liberty is shocked and appalled that the Malaysian Governm...
LFL: MP N.Surendran’s six months’ suspension places the Speaker on a pedestal beyond reproach

Administrator, June 19, 2014

Lawyers for Liberty Press Statement   19 June 2014   MP N.
Top cop liable for contempt of court if police refuse to find Deepa’s son

Administrator, June 2, 2014

Police can be held in contempt of court if they refuse to comply with a judge’s order to assist a woman to locate her son abducted by her convert ex-husband two months ago, lawye...
Tian Chua, 2 others fail in second bid to quash sedition charge

Administrator, May 29, 2014

PKR vice-president Tian Chua and two opposition activists have again failed in their bid to drop the sedition charge against them.
SEDITION ACT – USE OR ABUSE?

Administrator, May 27, 2014

De facto Minister of Law, Nancy Shukri defends the Sedition Act, and its use despite, an announcement by the Prime Minister in 2012 that a National Harmony Act would replace it.
Rayer enjoys immunity, say lawyers criticising minister’s call for sedition charge

Administrator, May 23, 2014

Lawyers have ganged up against Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim (pic) for urging the Attorney-General (A-G) to prosecute a DAP assemblyman under the controversial Sedition Act for his "U...
LFL: AG appeals against non-decision of PJ Sessions Court in Nik Nazmi’s case

Administrator, May 21, 2014

Statements

Press Statement 21 May 2014 AG appeals against non-decision of PJ Sessions Court in Nik Nazmi’s case Lawyers for Liberty is shocked to learn that the AG’s Chambers have appe...
Get rid of the Sedition Act now, say former A-G and lawyers

Administrator, May 21, 2014

There are enough laws to prosecute those who make disparaging racial and religious remarks but selective investigation and prosecution is a cause for worry, a former attorney-gener...
LFL: The AG must stop undermining the Court of Appeal’s Nik Nazmi decision

Administrator, May 20, 2014

Statements

Press Statement The AG must stop undermining the Court of Appeal’s Nik Nazmi decision 20 May 2014 Lawyers for Liberty is extremely concerned with the Attorney-General’s resp...
Sessions Court postpones decision on activists

Administrator, May 16, 2014

PETALING JAYA, May 16:   The Petaling Jaya Sessions Court today postponed its decision on the case of Solidariti Anak Muda Malaysia (SAMM) activist Badrul Hisham Shahari...
Courts postpones PAA trial for Rafizi, three others

Administrator, May 15, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today granted a temporary stay for the Peaceful Assembly Act (PAA) 2012 trial of Pandan MP, Rafizi Ramli and three others.

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