Nurul Izzah barred from entering Sarawak

PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar, who was photographed with the daughter of a Sulu separatist leader in Manila a few months ago, has been barred from entering Sarawak. Nurul Izzah was stopped by immigration officers at the passport control counter soon after touching down at the Kuching International Airport at 4pm on an AirAsia flight.…

Controversial National Security Council Bill passed

The National Security Council Bill 2015 was passed by Dewan Rakyat, enabling the Prime Minister to declare a security area in the event of threats to national security. The Bill was passed by voice voting after a heated debate on the last day of the sitting. Earlier, in his reply, Minister in the Prime Minister’s…

MCMC hauls up man behind Facebook page calling for Najib’s resignation

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is investigating the man behind LetakJawatan, a Facebook page demanding Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s resignation. LetakJawatan administrator Joe Haidy Sulaiman, 45, is being investigated under Section 233 of the Multimedia and Communications Act 1998, which makes it an offence to publish indecent, obscene, false, menacing, or…

MEMORANDUM BERKENAAN CADANGAN RANG UNDANG-UNDANG MAJLIS KESELAMATAN NEGARA 2015

MEMORANDUM BERKENAAN CADANGAN RANG UNDANG-UNDANG MAJLIS KESELAMATAN NEGARA 2015 Masyarakat  sivil memandang berat dengan penuh keprihatinan berkenaan cadangan Rang Undang-undang Majlis Keselamatan Negara 2015 yang dibentangkan di Parlimen untuk bacaan pertama pada Selasa, 1 Disember 2015. Rang Undang-undang ini memberi kesan yang buruk kepada rakyat Malaysia. Kami membantah cara ianya sedang digegas di Parlimen supaya diluluskan.…

LFL: The National Security Council Bill is more akin to establishing a dictatorship rule

Press Statement 2 December 2015 The National Security Council Bill is more akin to establishing a dictatorship rule   Lawyers for Liberty is extremely shocked and concerned with the National Security Council Bill 2015 which was only revealed to members of Parliament yesterday despite its manifest importance. Unfortunately, like many other government bills, it leaves very little room…