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…

Open letter to the Vice-Chancellor of UKM

Last Friday, I received a telephone call from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s (UKM) chapter of the Asian Law Students’ Association (ALSA) to inform me that my invitation to speak at their national conference on Sunday had been abruptly cancelled by the UKM administration, apparently on the account that I was “controversial”.   I had been scheduled…

LFL: A bleak Human Rights Day for Malaysia, again

Commentary A bleak Human Rights Day for Malaysia, again On this Human Rights Day on 10th December which commemorates the day, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Malaysia once again has very little to celebrate. The nation’s human rights status in 2015 is nothing short of deplorable, probably the worst since the height…

Hudud: 20 soalan untuk PAS

Walaupun ditentang hebat oleh pelbagai pihak, Pas dalam kebijaksanaannya masih lagi berkeras bahawa sekarang adalah waktu yang sesuai untuk melaksanakan undang-undang hudud di Kelantan dan akan mengadakan sidang Dewan Undangan Negeri Khas pada 29 Disember ini untuk mengemukakan satu pindaan terhadap Rang Undang-undang Kanun Jenayah Syariah II 1993 (Pindaan 2014). Hudud merupakan sebahagian daripada undang-undang…