Anil Netto: Bersih 2.0: Day of arrests

Yesterday saw a spate of arrests – all in connection with Bersih, and more police action follows today. Last night, Khairul Anuar (also known as Jonah) was arrested for wearing a yellow Bersih T-shirt at a gerai in Uptown Shah Alam near the site of a proposed Bersih 2.0 road-show event. Jonah was questioned about…

Peserta Bersih perlu tahu hak mereka berdepan polis- LFL

Kuala Lumpur : Pertubuhan Lawyers For Liberty (LFL) menganjurkan bengkel terbuka berhubung hak peserta ketika  perhimpunan Bersih 2.0 pada 9 Julai ini. Peguam, Fadiah Nadwa Fikri berkata, bengkel tersebut diadakan bagi memberi pendedahan tentang hak peserta perhimpunan sekiranya mereka berdepan salahgunakuasa atau ditangkap polis. “Persediaan awal sangat penting dan mereka menyertai perhimpunan ini tidak perlu…

BERSIH 2.0: BENGKEL LFL “RIGHT TO MARCH!” – HAK ANDA BERHADAPAN DENGAN POLIS

Tarikh: 30 Jun 2011 (Khamis)

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Tempat: Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (KLSCAH), Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur

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Malaysia asylum talks stall over identity papers

NEGOTIATIONS over the refugee swap with Malaysia are stuck on Australia’s insistence that asylum-seekers sent to Malaysia be given identity papers to ensure they are not harassed by police and that Kuala Lumpur give an explicit commitment not to send refugees back to the country they fled. As both houses of federal parliament yesterday passed…

Press Statement: The Malaysian government should rescind President al-Bashir’s invitation despite his cancelled visit

We, the undersigned Members of Parliament and Lawyers for Liberty, are seriously concerned over reports that the Malaysian government had invited Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to attend the Langkawi International Dialogue from 19 to 21 June. This invitation is certainly disgraceful and outrageous as President al-Bashir is a suspected war criminal and subjected to arrest warrants by the International…

HRW-Malaysia: Withdraw Invitation to Sudanese President, Al-Bashir Should Not be Welcome at Economic Forum

(New York, June 15, 2011) – Malaysia should withdraw its invitation to President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, an accused war criminal, to attend an international economic forum in Putrajaya from June 19 to 21, 2011, Human Rights Watch said today in letter to Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohammed Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak. The Malaysian Cabinet plans to discuss the matter on June 17. It was reported…