Hudud: 20 soalan untuk PAS

Walaupun ditentang hebat oleh pelbagai pihak, Pas dalam kebijaksanaannya masih lagi berkeras bahawa sekarang adalah waktu yang sesuai untuk melaksanakan undang-undang hudud di Kelantan dan akan mengadakan sidang Dewan Undangan Negeri Khas pada 29 Disember ini untuk mengemukakan satu pindaan terhadap Rang Undang-undang Kanun Jenayah Syariah II 1993 (Pindaan 2014). Hudud merupakan sebahagian daripada undang-undang…

LFL: The government must disclose collaboration with the CIA or extraordinary rendition process

LFL Press Statement 10 December 2014 The government must disclose collaboration with the CIA or extraordinary rendition process Lawyers for Liberty is extremely concerned with Malaysia’s probable involvement in the brutal CIA program to detain and interrogate terrorism suspects in the years after the September 11 attacks, including extraordinary rendition which was heavily indicted by…

LFL: Decision to imprison a woman for terminating a pregnancy is archaic and excessive

LFL Press Statement 6 December 2014 Decision to imprison a woman for terminating a pregnancy is archaic and excessive Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the prosecution and subsequent one year imprisonment sentence imposed by the Bukit Mertajam Sessions Court against the Nepalese migrant worker for terminating her pregnancy. See “Nepalese worker first woman…

LFL: Classify Syed Mohd Azlan’s death as murder, instead of ‘sudden death’

LFL Press Statement 25 November 2014 Classify Syed Mohd Azlan’s death as murder, instead of ‘sudden death’   Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern Bernama report today – “Detainee’s death classified as sudden death” where Johor CID chief Hasnan Hassan said detainee Syed Mohd Azlan, 25 had “suddenly experienced breathing difficulties” and died despite…

LFL: Dangerous to inflame religious intolerance against transgender community

Press Statement Dangerous to inflame religious intolerance against transgender community 11 November 2014 Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the escalating religious rhetoric against the transgender community’s landmark constitutional challenge of section 66 of the Negri Sembilan Shariah Criminal Enactment 1992 which criminalises men cross-dressing. Among the statements were: the transgender people were challenging…