• 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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A Personal Tribute to Karpal Singh

Administrator, April 17, 2014


It was truly shocking and heartbreaking to hear of Mr Karpal Singh’s sudden death this morning, a man whom I still refer to as “Boss” even though I left his law firm almost...
LFL: AG's appeal against Anwar aimed at ending political career

Administrator, April 14, 2014

Press Statement AG's appeal against Anwar aimed at ending political career 14 April 2014 Lawyers for Liberty is shocked and appalled at the Attorney-General’s Chambers for app...
LFL: IGP must serve all Malaysians, or else resign

Administrator, April 14, 2014

Press Statement: IGP must serve all Malaysians, or else resign 14 April 2014 Lawyers for Liberty is appalled at IGP Khalid Abu Bakar's refusal to act against Muslim convert Izwan...
Is Umno lawyer Shafee Putrajaya’s new gun for hire, ask lawyers and retired judge

Administrator, April 11, 2014

Lawyers and a retired judge have raised questions why Umno lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah (pic) is appearing for the Registrar of Societies (RoS) in a civil action between...
LFL: Coroners' Court will not break the 'blue wall of silence'

Administrator, April 10, 2014


10 April 2014 Lawyers for Liberty is surprised at Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Nancy Shukri’s sudden announcement of the commencement of the permanent Coroners’...
Barring Surendran from representing Anwar dangerous precedent, say lawyers, ex-judge

Administrator, April 8, 2014

A dangerous precedent was set by the High Court today when it barred lawyer N.
Up to AG to decide on Selangor Bible case, say lawyers

Administrator, April 7, 2014

The Attorney General (AG) must clarify whether the Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) or its office bearers had committed any offences when the Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (Ja...
Anwar’s verdict and Malaysia's democratic future

Administrator, March 27, 2014


Ever since Anwar Ibrahim was sacked as Deputy Prime Minister in 1998, the government has continuously misused state institutions especially the police, the Attorney-General’s C...
LFL: Stop Barring Political Adversaries from Entering Sarawak

Administrator, March 25, 2014


25 March 2014 Lawyers for Liberty is outraged at the Federal and Sarawak governments’ decision to ban Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) members of Parliament Rafizi Ramli, Tian Chua...
Retired judges should stay out of politics, say lawyers, ex-judge

Administrator, March 22, 2014

Retired judges must refrain from making remarks of a political nature or get involved in politics as such conduct touched on their integrity, said lawyers and a former judge.
Briefing note with respect to the sedition case against YB Karpal Singh, for which he was convicted on 21 February 2014 and sentenced RM4000 on 11 March 2014

Administrator, March 17, 2014


The briefing note was written and circulating during the 68th Annual General Meeting of the Malaysian Bar as a matter of urgency on issues that arise from the sentencing of YB Karp...
LFL: Karpal's sedition conviction undermines the rule of law and public confidence in the administration of justice

Administrator, March 11, 2014


11 March 2014 LFL is shocked and extremely concerned with Karpal Singh’s sedition conviction and RM4,000 fine imposed by High Court Judge Azman Abdullah thus disqualifying ...