LFL: Singapore PM’s claim that Nagaenthran got “due process” is false; arrest, investigation & trial processes did not make accommodations for his mental disability

Press Statement Singapore PM’s claim that Nagaenthran got “due process” is false; arrest, investigation & trial processes did not make accommodations for his mental disability 13 November 2021   I refer to news reports on 12th November that Singapore’s prime minister and foreign minister have said that Nagaenthran Dharmalingam “ has been accorded full due…

LFL: Rushed Appeal Hearings in Nagaenthran’s case fixed for 9th November through late evening court directions are a blatant denial of due process

Press Statement Rushed Appeal Hearings in Nagaenthran’s case fixed for 9th November through late evening court directions are a blatant denial of due process 8 November 2021   I refer to the stay of execution granted by the Singapore High Court in Nagaenthran’s case staying the 10th of November execution date.   We are dismayed…

LFL: Singapore Home Ministry’s latest statement on Nagaenthran is Goebbels-like in its repetition & contains outright falsities

Press Release  Singapore Home Ministry’s latest statement on Nagaenthran is Goebbels-like in its repetition & contains outright falsities  6 November 2021   We refer to the latest statement issued by the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs ( MHA) on 6th Nov 2021 on the impending execution of mentally disabled Malaysian citizen Nagaenthran Dharmalingam. The MHA…

LFL: Singapore’s response to public pressure on Nagaenthran’s case provides no justification for executing a person with mental disability

Press Statement Singapore’s response to public pressure on Nagaenthran’s case provides no justification for executing a person with mental disability 4 November 2021   We refer to the statement issued on 3 November 2021 by the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs ( MHA ) in response to widespread public pressure on the planned execution of…

LFL Press Release: Singapore must halt Nov 10 execution of mentally disabled M’sian citizen Nagaenthran Dharmalingam

Press Release: Singapore must halt Nov 10 execution of mentally disabled M’sian citizen Nagaenthran Dharmalingam 28 October 2021 I refer to the imminent execution of Malaysian citizen Nagaenthran a/l K Dharmalingam who is on death row in Singapore’s notorious Changi prison. Nagaenthran was convicted in 2011 of illegally importing 42.72 grams of diamorphine and sentenced…

LFL: There is no need to buy time to amend the constitution to confer Malaysian mothers with foreign spouses the right to give citizenship to their children born oversea

Press Statement There is no need to buy time to amend the constitution to confer Malaysian mothers with foreign spouses the right to give citizenship to their children born overseas 23 September 2021 We refer to statement given by the Home Minister yesterday where he informed the Dewan Rakyat that the government will be proposing…

LFL: Singapore Government Must Withdraw Threat of Contempt of Court Action Against Rights Lawyer M Ravi, News Portal & Lawyers for Liberty

  Press Statement: Singapore Government Must Withdraw Threat of Contempt of Court Action Against Rights Lawyer M Ravi, News Portal & Lawyers for Liberty 3 September 2021   We refer to the publication on 1st September by news portal MalaysiaNow of the details of a historic lawsuit by 17 Malay death row inmates against the…

LFL: Drop baseless charges against Heidy Quah for exposing horrible conditions at immigration detention centres

Press Statement Drop baseless charges against Heidy Quah for exposing horrible conditions at immigration detention centres 29 July 2021 LFL views with grave concern the criminal charge levied against Heidy Quah at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court yesterday. We are well acquainted with section 233(1)(a) of the Communications and Multimedia Act (CMA) and the decision…

LFL: Press Statement Attempts to tackle forced labour issue must include massive overhaul of policy & attitude of the Home Ministry

Press Statement Attempts to tackle forced labour issue must include massive overhaul of policy & attitude of the Home Ministry 16 July 2021   We refer to the recent statement by the Human Resources Minister, M Saravanan, where he expressed that Malaysia is ready to enter into strategic cooperation with the US to address human…