Gagasan Kempen #TakNakDiktator: Malaysia Perlu Bersatu Hentikan Rang Undang-Undang Majlis Keselamatan Negara 2015

KENYATAAN MEDIA Malaysia Perlu Bersatu Hentikan Rang Undang-Undang Majlis Keselamatan Negara 2015 8 Disember 2015 Rang Undang-Undang Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN) 2015 yang diluluskan secara tergesa-gesa melalui Dewan Rakyat pada 3 Disember merupakan satu ancaman yang belum pernah berlaku sebelum ini terhadap demokrasi berparlimen di Malaysia.   Undang-undang ini bertujuan untuk memusatkan kuasa tentera, polis…

LFL: Barring opposition leaders into Sarawak impedes democracy and free and fair elections

Press Statement Barring opposition leaders into Sarawak impedes democracy and free and fair elections 7 December 2015 Lawyers for Liberty is extremely concerned at the Federal and Sarawak governments’ decision yesterday to bar Member of Parliament Nurul Izzah from entering Sarawak in order to campaign for the upcoming Sarawak election. This common practice of arbitrarily…

LFL: The National Security Council Bill is more akin to establishing a dictatorship rule

Press Statement 2 December 2015 The National Security Council Bill is more akin to establishing a dictatorship rule   Lawyers for Liberty is extremely shocked and concerned with the National Security Council Bill 2015 which was only revealed to members of Parliament yesterday despite its manifest importance. Unfortunately, like many other government bills, it leaves very little room…

LFL: Asean and other state leaders must raise Anwar’s status as prisoner of conscience

Press Statement Asean and other state leaders must raise Anwar’s status as prisoner of conscience  19 November 2015 Lawyers for Liberty calls upon Asean leaders and other state leaders attending the 27th Asean Summit this week including Japan, China, India and the United States to raise Anwar Ibrahim’s status as prisoner of conscience with the Malaysian government. As…

LFL: Abolish mandatory death penalty for all offences

Press Statement Abolish mandatory death penalty for all offences 18 November 2015   Lawyers for Liberty welcomes de facto Law Minister Nancy Shukri’s reply in Parliament yesterday that the government is planning to abolish the mandatory death sentence for drug offences and reinstate the judges’ discretion in sentencing.   We are however concerned that the…

LFL: Stop targeting children for political offences

Press Statement Stop targeting children for political offences 9 November 2015 Lawyers for Liberty is shocked and appalled at the police for targeting the children of Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali and grassroots activists Nashita Md Noor and Bad Latif Mansor for attending the Bersih 4 rally in August. The investigation against the 15 year-old-boy…