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…

LFL: Wan Azizah’s claim that 15 year old child bride ‘consented’ to marriage is irresponsible & unacceptable

Press Statement Wan Azizah’s claim that 15 year old child bride ‘consented’ to marriage is irresponsible & unacceptable 20 September 2018 We refer to the statement yesterday by DPM and Women’s Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail that the 15 year old child bride in the second case in Kelantan had ‘consented’ to the marriage. This…

LFL: The Perak Health Department’s claim that the final post-mortem report in Soosaimanicckam’s case was released to family is baseless

Press Statement The Perak Health Department’s claim that the final post-mortem report in Soosaimanicckam’s case was released to family is baseless 12 September 2018 We refer to our statement regarding the unprofessional conduct and lack of transparency of the Perak Health Department and Hospital Seri Manjung regarding Soosaimanicckam Joseph’s post-mortem report as well as the…

LFL: The unprofessional conduct and lack of transparency of the Perak Health Department and Hospital Seri Manjung regarding Soosaimanicckam Joseph’s post-mortem report

Press Statement The unprofessional conduct and lack of transparency of the Perak Health Department and Hospital Seri Manjung regarding Soosaimanicckam Joseph’s post-mortem report 7 September 2018 We refer to the controversial and suspicious death of Soosaimanicckam a/l Joseph at the Lumut naval base on 19th May 2018. Despite repeated request, the Manjung Government Hospital which…

LFL: The abhorrent act of publicly caning two women for attempted lesbianism is unacceptable and unIslamic

Press Statement The abhorrent act of publicly caning two women for attempted lesbianism is unacceptable and unIslamic 4 September 2018 We are horrified to learn that the Terengganu Syariah Court, with the assistance of prison officers, administered the caning of two women in front of 100 people for the ‘offence’ of attempting to have lesbian…

LFL: The DPM’s catastrophic handling of the Kelantan child bride case raises serious questions on her commitment to end child marriages in Malaysia

Press Statement The DPM’s catastrophic handling of the Kelantan child bride case raises serious questions on her commitment to end child marriages in Malaysia 3 September 2018 On the eve of Merdeka, DPM Wan Azizah Wan Ismail in an interview, defended her actions in the Kelantan child bride case, saying that the child was ‘well…

LFL: Dismantling of Orang Asli blockade by federal agencies raises questions over government’s commitment to Orang Asli land rights

Press Statement Dismantling of Orang Asli blockade by federal agencies raises questions over government’s commitment to Orang Asli land rights 29 August 2018 We refer to the dismantling of the blockade set up by the Orang Asli community in Gua Musang on 27 August 2018. In this incident, the dismantling of three blockades set up…

LFL: The Govt’s announcement on the citizenship issue does not resolve the problems of the majority of stateless persons

Press Statement The Govt’s announcement on the citizenship issue does not resolve the problems of the majority of stateless persons 15 August 2018 We refer to the announcements by the PM yesterday, regarding citizenship problems involving Malaysian Indians. Firstly, it is to be welcomed that 3,407 Indian applicants above age 60 who are currently red…