LFL: Judge Hamid Sultan’s disclosures proves the BN regime’s long-term interference with the judiciary

Press Release Judge Hamid Sultan’s disclosures proves the BN regime’s long-term interference with the judiciary 15 February 2019 We refer to the shocking revelation by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer confirming interference in judicial decisions. The interference was in favour of the then BN government and its leaders, and to the detriment…

LFL: PH government must make IRC reports public and initiate serious institutional reforms, with immediate effect

Press Statement PH government must make IRC reports public and initiate serious institutional reforms, with immediate effect 24 January 2019 We refer to law minister, Hanipa Maidin’s parliamentary written reply stating that the Institutional Reforms Committee (IRC) reports containing recommendations for institutional reforms, are currently being overseen by the National Centre for Governance, Integrity and…

LFL: Arrest of allegedly “insulting” social media posts made viral tantamount to mob rule

Press Statement Arrest of allegedly “insulting” social media posts made viral tantamount to mob rule 9 January 2019 Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) views with extreme concern the recent arrests of three persons by the police under the Sedition Act 1948 for alleged “insulting” social media comments regarding the YDP Agong’s recent resignation. The Sedition Act…