LFL: Impose a permanent moratorium on death penalty in order to extradite Sirul from Australia

Impose a permanent moratorium on death penalty in order to extradite Sirul from Australia Press Statement 27 January 2015 In light of the death penalty controversy surrounding Australia’s inability to extradite convicted killer Sirul Azhar Umar to Malaysia unless there is written assurance from the Malaysian government not to subject him to the death penalty…

LFL: The government must disclose collaboration with the CIA or extraordinary rendition process

LFL Press Statement 10 December 2014 The government must disclose collaboration with the CIA or extraordinary rendition process Lawyers for Liberty is extremely concerned with Malaysia’s probable involvement in the brutal CIA program to detain and interrogate terrorism suspects in the years after the September 11 attacks, including extraordinary rendition which was heavily indicted by…

LFL: Decision to imprison a woman for terminating a pregnancy is archaic and excessive

LFL Press Statement 6 December 2014 Decision to imprison a woman for terminating a pregnancy is archaic and excessive Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the prosecution and subsequent one year imprisonment sentence imposed by the Bukit Mertajam Sessions Court against the Nepalese migrant worker for terminating her pregnancy. See “Nepalese worker first woman…