LFL: 16 September protest likely to be anything but peaceful

Press Statement 14 September 2015 16 September protest likely to be anything but peaceful Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the upcoming “anti-Bersih” protest on 16 September dubbed “Himpunan Rakyat Bersatu” or “Kebangkitan Maruah Melayu” that has been widely publicised and shared on social media including posters with slogans like “Tanah Tumpahnya Darah Ku” depicting martial art poses…

Bar to go after those meddling in 1MDB probe

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar will initiate legal action against public officers who interfered in investigations into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). Its president Steven Thiru said the Bar was mandated under the Legal Profession Act to uphold the law. He said one possible action was the tort of abuse of power or misfeasance in public…

Maria Chin among 9 charged with illegal assembly, sedition

Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah and seven others today pleaded not guilty for participating in the #KitaLawan rallies held earlier this year. Chin, Jingga 13 chairman Mohd Fariz Musa, Bersih 2.0 secretariat manager Mandeep Singh, Bayan Baru MP Sim Tze Tzin, activist Adam Adli Abd Halim, Teja statesman Chang Lih Kang, Batu MP special…

LFL: Hentikan pemburuan, perbuatan biadap bukanlah satu jenayah

Kenyataan Akhbar 3 September 2015 Hentikan pemburuan, perbuatan biadap bukanlah satu jenayah   Lawyers for Liberty memandang dengan kebimbangan ke atas cubaan demi cubaan untuk menjenayahkan beberapa orang peserta Bersih 4 yang telah ditangkap gambar sedang memijak foto Perdana Menteri dan Presiden Pas Hadi Awang.   Walaupun perbuatan itu mungkin dikatakan biadab, ia bukan sesuatu…

LFL: Penyalahgunaan kuasa dalam penangkapan besar-besaran dan penahanan di Rumah Api

Kenyataan Akhbar 2 September 2015 Penyalahgunaan kuasa dalam penangkapan besar-besaran dan penahanan di Rumah Api   Lawyers for Liberty terkejut dan kesal dengan serbuan polis di pentas muzik independen Rumah Api semasa acara ‘Party Tonight, Revolution Tomorrow’ pada malam sebelum #Bersih4 di mana lebih daripada seratus orang termasuk pemilik pentas, ahli-ahli band dan penonton gig…

We created history, says Bersih 4 organiser

The area around Dataran Merdeka is filled with Bersih 4 participants. The rally ends officially at midnight. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Najjua Zulkefli, August 30, 2015. The Bersih 4 rally ended at the stroke of midnight with the singing of Negaraku and chants of “Merdeka” but Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih…

LFL : Mudahcarakan Bersih 4.0, usah gembar-gemburkan dakwaan

Kenyataan Akhbar 22 Ogos 2015 Mudahcarakan Bersih 4.0, usah gembar-gemburkan dakwaan Lawyers for Liberty melihat dengan kebimbangan terhadap reaksi keterlaluan dan tidak membantu pihak berkuasa ke atas perhimpunan Bersih 4.0 akan datang pada 28 dan 29 Ogos. Timbalan Menteri Dalam Negeri Nur Jazlan, Menteri Wilayah Persekutuan Tengku Adnan, DBKL, dan juga polis antara lainnya, tidak…

LFL: Facilitate Bersih 4.0, not make exaggerated claims

Press Statement 22 August 2015 Facilitate Bersih 4.0, not make exaggerated claims Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the authorities’ exaggerated and unhelpful reaction to the upcoming Bersih 4.0 rally on 28 and 29 August. Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan, Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan, DBKL, the police among others, should not feign ignorance…