LFL: Books should be read, not banned

Press Statement Books should be read, not banned 3 August 2017 Lawyers for Liberty view with grave concern the government’s continued trigger happy approach in using the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984 to arbitrarily ban books they find prejudicial to public order, morality or security, including books on moderate and progressive interpretations of Islam.…

LFL: Unconstitutional appointments of the Chief Justice and President of the Court of Appeal undermine the independence of the judiciary

Press Statement Unconstitutional appointments of the Chief Justice and President of the Court of Appeal undermine the independence of the judiciary 10 July 2017 Lawyers for Liberty view with extreme concern the appointment of Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Md Raus Sharif and Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin through the unusual process of “additional judges”…

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…