‘We still need independent police commission’

PETALING JAYA: The establishment of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) is paramount to curb custodial deaths, said Pakatan Rakyat leaders. “IPCMC is what we need to investigate errant police officers but the government is not interested,” said DAP chairman Karpal Singh. Yesterday, Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi announced several measures to address…

LFL: Malaysia must not Deport Rohingya Refugees Back to Myanmar to face Inevitable Persecution and Suffering

Following the reported violence in Kuala Lumpur between Myanmar nationals, the Malaysian government has sternly warned them that they could face deportation back to Myanmar in the wake of the violence. Lawyers for Liberty urge the Malaysian government not to proceed with the deportation especially those from the Rohingya community as they are refugees fleeing…

Lock-up deaths: Surendran speaks out

Crusading lawyer N. Surendran has encountered many harrowing cases of deaths in custody over the past 12 years TIME and time again, Malaysians have met their deaths in grim circumstances behind the bars of a police lock-up. These aren’t sanctioned executions nor fights between prisoners, but appear to be something altogether more sinister. In recent…