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…

LFL: Singapore blatantly ignoring its obligation under CRPD

Press Statement Singapore blatantly ignoring its obligation under CRPD 29 March 2022   We refer to the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision today dismissing mentally disabled Malaysian citizen Nagaenthran Dharmalingam’s legal challenges against his death sentence. We are shocked that the Courts even refused to allow an independent psychiatric assessment of Nagaenthran’s current mental state…

LFL: Punishing lawyer M Ravi for representing M’sians on death row in S’pore is an outright denial of right to legal representation

Press Statement   Punishing lawyer M Ravi for representing M’sians on death row in S’pore is an outright denial of right to legal representation   17 March 2022 We refer to the various applications by the Singapore Law Society and the Attorney General to stop M Ravi from practicing law in the country. M Ravi,…

LFL: Singapore must not hang Pausi Jefridin and Roslan Bakar at dawn tomorrow until pending Court Proceedings are concluded

Press Statement Singapore must not hang Pausi Jefridin and Roslan Bakar at dawn tomorrow until pending Court Proceedings are concluded 15 February 2022   On the afternoon of 15th February 2022, The Singapore Court of Appeal heard an urgent application by Malaysian citizen Pausi jefridin and Singaporean Roslan bin Bakar for an order to review…

LFL: Government must halt plans to deport former Bangladesh High Commissioner Khairuzzaman back to Bangladesh

Press Statement Government must halt plans to deport former Bangladesh High Commissioner Khairuzzaman back to Bangladesh 11 February 2022   We refer to the news report that a former Bangladesh High Commissioner, Mohammmed Khairuzzaman, is currently detained by law enforcement authorities in Malaysia. The Home Minister indicated that the arrest was made upon request of…

LFL Press Statements: Home Minister must stop dilly dallying in resolving Rohana Abdullah & other stateless cases

Press Statement Home Minister must stop dilly dallying in resolving Rohana Abdullah & other stateless cases 18 January 2022  We refer to the statement issued by the Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin yesterday where he stated that a thorough investigation and further documents  are necessary before Rohana Abdullah can be declared a citizen. It is shocking…