LFL: Abolish death penalty now

Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern Deputy Home Minister Abu Seman Yusop statement in Parliament today that the government has no plans to abolish the death penalty – all the more shocking since it coincided with the World Day Against the Death Penalty on 10 October. The death penalty has no place in any…

LFL : Sabah RCI must consider rights of people of refugee/migrant descent

Press Statement While Lawyers for Liberty in principle supports the setting up of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on immigration problems in Sabah, it views with concern the escalating rhetoric and demands surrounding the RCI that may have serious repercussion on the lives and human rights of some of the most vulnerable people in Sabah including undocumented women and street children…

LFL: Malicious prosecution against whistleblowers is abuse of power and in bad faith.

Press Statement Lawyers For Liberty condemns the arrest and prosecution of whistleblowers Rafizi Ramli, PKR Strategic Director and Johari Osman, former Public Bank clerk under sections 112(1)(c) and 97(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) following a series of revelations of corruption related to the National Feedlot Corporation  (NFC) and its chairperson…