LFL: Stateless children with genuine and effective link to Malaysia should be recognised as citizens

Press Statement  Stateless children with genuine and effective link to Malaysia should be recognised as citizens  17 March 2017 Lawyers for Liberty urgently calls on the government to relook at its citizenship policies that have rendered thousands of rightful Malaysians as stateless. The two decisions at the Court of Appeal on 16 March 2017 have…

Batu MP Tian Chua fined RM3,000 for insulting cop

PETALING JAYA: Batu MP Tian Chua risks being disqualified from contesting in the next elections following his conviction and sentence for insulting a police officer using foul words three years ago. The Sessions Court here fined Tian Chua, whose real name is Chua Tian Chang, RM3,000 in default three months’ jail yesterday, after finding him guilty…

LFL: Release and cease the harassment against Orang Asli protestors and journalists

Press Statement Release and cease the harassment against Orang Asli protestors and journalists  24 January 2017 Lawyers for Liberty is shocked and appalled at the Kelantan Forestry Department’s arrest of 16 Orang Asli protestors over their anti-logging barricades in Pos Bihai, Gua Musang and 2 journalists/documentary makers from Channel News Asia who covered the event.…