Najib dan Mubarak: Persamaan Yang Ketara

  Terdapat persamaan yang luar biasa antara pemerintahan autoritarian selama 30 tahun di Mesir oleh Hosni Mubarak dan pemerintahan menindas selama 53 tahun oleh Najib dan Barisan Nasional ke atas Malaysia. Perdana Menteri Najib menggunakan cara-cara yang sama dengan Mubarak dalam usahanya untuk mengekalkan kuasa BN keatas negara kita. Antara persamaannya adalah: pergantungan kerajaan atas…

Najib and Mubarak: Striking Similarities

There are remarkable similarities between the 30 year authoritarian rule of Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak and the 53 year oppressive rule of Najib’s Barisan Nasional (BN) over Malaysia. Prime Minister Najib uses methods identical to Mubarak in his quest to maintain the BN’s grip on our country. Among the similarities are: government reliance on a massive police apparatus to…

Bkt Jalil residents warn DBKL of legal action

G Vinod | March 8, 2011 freemalaysiatoday.com The Bukit Jalil estate residents have given City Hall 48-hours to explain the eviction notices, failing which an application for an injunction will be filed. KUALA LUMPUR: Ladang Bukit Jalil residents are planning to file an injunction to stop the City Hall (DBKL) from evicting them on March…

Serdang Kitten Killer Must Be Prosecuted

PRESS RELEASE : The torture and killing of a kitten in Serdang recently has shocked the nation. The sickening scene was captured on CCTV and widely distributed on the internet. The perpetrator has since confessed to the crime and is identified as 21 year old Chow Xiao Wei. However, we are appalled by the conduct of two…

Why Anwar Ibrahim Is In The Dock

It is obvious to any thinking person why Anwar Ibrahim now sits daily in the dock of the Kuala Lumpur High Court undergoing trial on a criminal charge. Anwar tried to set in train a series of fundamental changes to the way this country is being administered and to our national political discourse. These changes…

Justice dead in police custody

Since 2000, at least 147 people have died in police custody (unless otherwise stated, statistics are from PDRM – released during P.Uthayakumar’s ongoing sedition trial) but yet there is little accountability, transparency or any real investigations by the authorities responsible, namely the courts, the police, the Attorney General’s Chambers and the hospitals which provide medical…

The Owl on LFL’s Launch

Sunday, February 13, 2011 Lawyers for Liberty Lawyers for Liberty is an organzation in Kuala Lumpur dedicated to the cause of Human Rights and the reform of oppressive laws in Malaysia. Its members are youthful, fearless and unyielding defenders of Human Rights. They have persevered in the face of threats, intimidation and on multiple occassions, arrest.…

Perlancaran Rasmi Lawyers for Liberty 12.2.2011

Tarikh bersejarah 12.2.2011 bukan sahaja bermakna buat warga Mesir yang telah berjaya menjatuhkan pemerintahan diktator 30 tahun Hosni Mubarak, tetapi juga merupakan tarikh bersejarah buat Lawyers for Liberty. Lawyers for Liberty adalah satu gerakan atau organisasi bukan kerajaan yang telah mula bertapak di aliran aktivis hak asasi di Malaysia lebih kurang setahun lalu. Penggerak serta…