Newsmen to protest in support of Heat

KUALA LUMPUR: Online journalists have vowed to hit the streets on Jan 4 to put pressure on the government to lift the suspension on the weekly newspaper, The Heat. They also want an investigation on the police brutality against journalists during Bersih 3.0 in 2012. Gerakan Media Marah (Geramm), a coalition of online new agencies,…

LFL: Shafee’s appointment as DPP smacks of desperation to convict Anwar Ibrahim

Press Statement 20 December 2013 Lawyers for Liberty is extremely concerned (although not surprised) with the Court of Appeal’s dismissal of Anwar Ibrahim’s application to disqualify private lawyer Muhammad Shafee from leading the Attorney General’s Chambers’ appeal against Anwar Ibrahim’s acquittal for sodomy. Shafee’s appointment as Deputy Public Prosecutor smacks of desperation and sets another…