LFL: Conviction of Fahmi Reza over Najib clown caricature is contrary to the Federal Constitution & a denial of the public’s right to express criticism on political matters

Press Statement Conviction of Fahmi Reza over Najib clown caricature is contrary to the Federal Constitution & a denial of the public’s right to express criticism on political matters 13 November 2018 I refer to the decision of the High Court yesterday to uphold the conviction of Fahmi Reza under s.233(1) of the CMA 1998…

LFL: Sg Petani MP Johari Abdul’s call for use of Sedition Act against Kadir Jasin is in breach of the PH manifesto & the Cabinet’s moratorium

Press Statement Sg Petani MP Johari Abdul’s call for use of Sedition Act against Kadir Jasin is in breach of the PH manifesto & the Cabinet’s moratorium 1 November 2018 We refer to the demand today by PKR’s Sungai Petani MP Johari Abdul that Bersatu Supreme Council member A Kadir Jasin be investigated under the…

LFL: S’pore’s hanging of Prabu Pathmanathan at dawn today was a lawless act which disregarded due process

Press Statement S’pore’s hanging of Prabu Pathmanathan at dawn today was a lawless act which disregarded due process 26 October 2018 It has been confirmed that Malaysian citizen Prabu N Pathmanathan was hanged at Changi prison at dawn today for alleged drug trafficking. The family has claimed the body and will be cremating the remains…

LFL: Prabu Pathmanathan’s family has delivered a fresh clemency petition to S’pore President to stop the execution tomorrow

Press Statement Prabu Pathmanathan’s family has delivered a fresh clemency petition to S’pore President to stop the execution tomorrow 25 October 2018 The execution of Malaysian citizen Prabu Pathmanathan remains scheduled for tomorrow at dawn. There has as yet been no response from Singapore authorities to appeals for the execution to be stopped. The Malaysian…

LFL: Singapore must halt execution of M’sian citizen Prabu Pathmanathan at Changi prison on 26 October 2018 24 October 2018

Press Statement Singapore must halt execution of M’sian citizen Prabu Pathmanathan at Changi prison on 26 October 2018 24 October 2018 The family of Malaysian citizen Prabu N Pathmanathan have been informed that he will be executed at Changi Prison on Friday 26th October 2018 for alleged drug trafficking. The family were only informed of…

LFL: MCA’s attempt to link extradition of Altantuya killer with government’s move to abolish death penalty is baseless & mischievous 

Press Statement MCA’s attempt to link extradition of Altantuya killer with government’s move to abolish death penalty is baseless & mischievous  22 October 2018 We refer to the statement yesterday by MCA deputy president Wee Ka Siong criticising the government for ‘hastiness’ in abolishing the death penalty and calling for a parliamentary select committee (PSC)…

LFL: Khairy is wrong that ratifying the convention against racial discrimination( ICERD) will affect special position of Malays

Press Statement Khairy is wrong that ratifying the convention against racial discrimination( ICERD) will affect special position of Malays 16 October 2018 We refer to the claim made by Khairy Jamaluddin in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday that ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination ( ICERD ) may…

LFL: Datuk titles are for those with exceptional contributions to society, not for serving ministers or politicians

Press Statement Datuk titles are for those with exceptional contributions to society, not for serving ministers or politicians 15 October 2018 Last Friday, in conjunction with the Yang diPertua Negeri of Malacca’s birthday, five cabinet ministers were among those awarded the Darjah Gemilang Seri Melaka (DGSM) which carries the title of “Datuk Seri”. Honorary titles…

LFL: Home Ministry is wrong to justify arrest of Syrian refugee Hassan Al Kontar by immigration authorities 

Press Statement Home Ministry is wrong to justify arrest of Syrian refugee Hassan Al Kontar by immigration authorities 6 October 2018 The Deputy home minister Azis Jamman claimed yesterday that Syrian refugee Hassan Al Kontar has to be detained and investigated by police and that he had rejected so-called offers of asylum from some other…