LFL: PH government must move away from previous BN policies that perpetuated statelessness

Press Statement PH government must move away from previous BN policies that perpetuated statelessness 3 June 2018 Lawyers for Liberty notes with concern the discriminatory policies of the National Registration Department (NRD) against stateless Malaysians, a practice that was prevalent under the previous BN government.  Although it is early days, the new PH government does not seem to acknowledge…

LFL: The new Communications Minister must investigate MCMC’s past misdeeds and restrict their powers

Press Statement The new Communications Minister must investigate MCMC’s past misdeeds and restrict their powers 25 May 2018 Lawyers for Liberty wishes to congratulate Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo on his appointment and further supports his announcement that the Anti-Fake News Act 2018 would be repealed as well as investigating the controversial block on Malaysiakini’s live election…

LFL: On-going politically-motivated cases must be urgently reviewed by the Solicitor-General

Press Statement On-going politically-motivated cases must be urgently reviewed by the Solicitor-General 21 May 2018 Lawyers for Liberty wishes to remind the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government and the Solicitor-General (who is currently heading the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) pending the appointment of the new AG) of the urgent need to review the numerous politically-motivated cases that…

LFL: MCMC must unblock all websites previously restricted due to political motivation

Press Statement MCMC must unblock all websites previously restricted due to political motivation 17 May 2018 Lawyers for Liberty notes with concern that websites that were previously blocked by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) during the tenure of former Prime Minister Najib Razak for their political content remain blocked today. As in any…