LFL: Government must resolve the protracted issue of unilateral religious conversion of children

Press Statement Government must resolve the protracted issue of unilateral religious conversion of children 3 January 2016 We are extremely disappointed that the judiciary has once again failed to uphold the constitutional rights of M. Indira Gandhi, thus leaving non-Muslim individuals in similar predicament with no recourse to justice.   On 30 December 2015, the…

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…