LFL: MKN must immediately abandon proposal to close UNHCR office in Malaysia

Press Statement MKN must immediately abandon proposal to close UNHCR office in Malaysia 9 September 2022   Rodzi Md Saad, Director-General of the National Security Council (MKN) has proposed shutting down the United Nations High Commission for Refugees’ (UNHCR) office in Malaysia. According to him, the Malaysian government should instead manage refugees and undocumented migrants…

LFL: Hamzah’s threat against the public for recording or live-streaming police during raid/arrest is unlawful & an abuse of power 

Press Statement Hamzah’s threat against the public for recording or live-streaming police during raid/arrest is unlawful & an abuse of power 2 August 2022   We refer to the written reply given by the Home Minister Hamzah Zainuddin in Parliament in which he claimed that the act of recording videos or live broadcast of police…

LFL: Home Minister Hamzah Zainuddin is unlawfully punishing innocent children for non-registration of their parents’ marriage

Press Statement Home Minister Hamzah Zainuddin is unlawfully punishing innocent children for non-registration of their parents’ marriage 16 July 2022   We refer to the statements made by Home Minister Hamzah Zainuddin on 13th and 15th July 2022 where he warned the rakyat to register their marriages to ensure their children are not denied citizenship.…

LFL: Singapore government must stop the intimidation & harassment of human rights lawyer M Ravi over his outspoken defence of Malaysian death row prisoners in Singapore

Press Statement Singapore government must stop the intimidation & harassment of human rights lawyer M Ravi over his outspoken defence of Malaysian death row prisoners in Singapore 5 May 2022 We refer to the numerous disciplinary actions, contempt of court actions as well as police investigations taken against prominent Singapore human rights lawyer M Ravi…

LFL: Malaysian citizen Datchinamurty Kataiah legal suit to stay his execution will be heard on Thursday 28th April 2022 on the eve of his execution

Press Statement Malaysian citizen Datchinamurty Kataiah legal suit to stay his execution will be heard on Thursday 28th April 2022 on the eve of his execution 27 April 2022   Datchinamurthy Kataiah, the Malaysian citizen who is scheduled to be executed on Friday 29th April 2022 at Singapore’s deadly Changi Prison has filed in court…

LFL: Singapore’s sudden plan to execute M’sian Datchinamurthy Kataiah on 29th April 2022 despite ongoing court case is in contempt of court & unlawful

Press Statement Singapore’s sudden plan to execute M’sian Datchinamurthy Kataiah on 29th April 2022 despite ongoing court case is in contempt of court & unlawful 22 April 2022 Malaysian citizen Datchinamurthy Katiah is now scheduled to be executed on Friday 29th April 2022 in Singapore. This shocking news was conveyed today to Datchinamurty’s family by…

LFL: Amendment bill to Constitution on party-hopping undermines parliamentary democracy & will be political hara-kiri by MPs

Press Statement  Amendment bill to Constitution on party-hopping undermines parliamentary democracy & will be political hara-kiri by MPs 10 April 2022   We refer to the government’s move to table constitutional amendments purportedly to enable future legislation to prevent members of parliament from hopping between political parties. Since the fall of the PH government in…