LFL: Unconstitutional appointments of the Chief Justice and President of the Court of Appeal undermine the independence of the judiciary

Press Statement Unconstitutional appointments of the Chief Justice and President of the Court of Appeal undermine the independence of the judiciary 10 July 2017 Lawyers for Liberty view with extreme concern the appointment of Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Md Raus Sharif and Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin through the unusual process of “additional judges”…

Sex crimes court in session

PUTRAJAYA: The special court for child sexual crimes has convened for the first time and five cases were brought before it. Four were for rape while the fifth was an outrage of decency case. Sessions Court judge Yong Zarida Sazali is presiding in the special court which was launched on June 22 by the Prime…

LFL is hiring! Looking for Legal/Campaign Coordinator

Job Description for Legal/Campaign Coordinator   Lawyers for Liberty is seeking a qualified and motivated applicant for the position of Legal/ Campaign Coordinator to support its work through human rights and public interest litigation, research, campaign and advocacy work.   Vacancy Announcement Position Title: Legal/Campaign Coordinator Employment Type: Full time, 1 year contract (subject to initial…