Membantah penahanan tanpa bicara Muhamad Arif, 19 tahun, dibawah Ordinan Darurat

MEMBANTAH PENAHANAN MUHAMAD ARIF BIN ABU SEMAH DIBAWAH  SEKSYEN 3 (1) ORDINAN DARURAT (KETENTERAMAN AWAM PENCEGAHAN JENAYAH 1969) DAN MENUNTUT AGAR TAHANAN DIBERIKAN RUANG UNTUK MENDAPAT BANTUAN GUAMAN KENYATAAN MEDIA: 28 APRIL 2011 Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) dan Lawyers for Liberty (LFL), serta anggota keluarga Muhamad Arif Bin Abu Semah (19 tahun) mengecam penangkapan dan…

Bukit Jalil’s residents get two-week reprieve

G Vinod | April 27, 2011 www.freemalaysiatoday.com The KL High Court delays DBKL’s plans to demolish the Ladang Bukit Jalil houses. KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur High Court will decide on the injunction sought by the residents of Ladang Bukit Jalil against Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) on May 10. The judge, Zabariah Mohd Yusof, said…

Refugees International Field Report : Malaysia

Malaysia: Invest in Solutions for Refugees April 19, 2011 Malaysia has taken significant steps forward in improving refugee rights. In the past year, there have been no reported attempts to deport Burmese refugees to the border with Thailand and a decrease in immigration raids and arrests of registered refugees. But these advances have not yet…

Students’ Rights To Legal Representation : A Farce?

Fadiah Nadwa Fikri On 10 April 2011, eight university students who participated in “Jelajah Mahasiswa Selamatkan Rakyat”, a campaign against lewd politics were arbitrarily arrested by the police in Kuala Lumpur public transport hub while they were dispersing. In fact, the students were on their way home when the Police highhandedly arrested them and confiscated…

No confidence in new Deputy IGP Khalid Bakar

I’m appalled by appointment of Khalid Abu Bakar as Deputy Inspector-General of police. This paves the way for his eventual appointment as IGP. Some of the worst instances of abuse of power by police took place under Khalid when he was Chief Police Officer of Selangor. This includes the notorious police torture-murder of A Kugan…

Disabled ISA detainee denied right to counsel

Bukit Aman says he was planning to bomb Putrajaya and Bukit Aman and the matter is still under investigation. KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman today denied disabled PKR youth member Kadir Hashim, who is being held under the ISA, access to his lawyers. His family members were, however, allowed to see him under strict supervision. Kadir,…

Human rights lawyers/activists civil suit against the police for unlawful acts during World Human Rights Day walk in 2007 struck out

Press Statement Lawyers for Liberty is extremely shocked and appalled at High Court Judge Harminder Singh’s decision today to strike out the wrongful arrest, detention and malicious prosecution civil suit brought by several human rights lawyers/activists against the police, the Home Ministry and the government over their arrest, detention and subsequent criminal prosecution during the…

Injunction granted, demolition thwarted

G Vinod |freemalaysiatoday.com March 15, 2011 The Bukit Jalil estate residents obtained an interim injunction for 21 days from the court, thwarting DBKL’s plan of evicting them. FULL REPORT KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Jalil estate residents scored a minor victory this morning when the court granted an injunction against the demolition of their houses. When lawyers…

Notification of Event: Memorandum of Protest To Parliament – Serdang Kitten Killer

Animal rights groups  Malaysian Animal Welfare Society, Malaysian Animal Rights Society & PETPOSITIVE, together with Lawyers for Liberty and others are handing over a memorandum of protest to Democratic Action Party’s Secretary-General YAB Lim Guan Eng over the press conference of self-confessed kitten killer by 2 DAP elected representatives. They are demanding an apology from…