LFL: Najib’s call to seek approval of security forces to abolish Sosma is dangerous & supports a police state in M’sia

Press Statement Najib’s call to seek approval of security forces to abolish Sosma is dangerous & supports a police state in M’sia 26 July 2018 I refer to former PM Najib Razak’s statement yesterday claiming that the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 safeguards lives and property, and calling for the security forces such as…

LFL: Navy Chief’s disregard of Mat Sabu’s order to investigate death of cadet Soosaimanickam is unacceptable

Press Statement Navy Chief’s disregard of Mat Sabu’s order to investigate death of cadet Soosaimanickam is unacceptable 14 July 2018 We refer to yesterday evening’s response of Navy Chief Laksamana Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman to Defence Minister Mat Sabu’s order that the Navy carry out an immediate and thorough investigation into the controversial death of…

LFL: Ex-CJ Hamid’s unwarranted attack upon the new Attorney-General is an assault upon the reform agenda

Press Statement Ex-CJ Hamid’s unwarranted attack upon the new Attorney-General is an assault upon the reform agenda 27 June 2018 We refer to the statement yesterday by former CJ Abdul Hamid Mohamad criticising A-G Tommy Thomas’ announcement that the AG’s Chambers will no longer represent the EC in court, and alleging that Thomas had said…

#ACT4CAT Joint Press Statement: The Malaysian Government Must Accede To The UN Convention Against Torture

#ACT4CAT Coalition Joint Press Statement The Malaysian Government Must Accede To The UN Convention Against Torture 26 June 2018 On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture commemorated annually on 26 June, we, the #ACT4CAT Coalition — comprising the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM), Bar Council Malaysia, Amnesty International…