LFL: The new A-G must make PH Govt’s manifesto promise of institutional & legal reforms his top priority

Press Release The new A-G must make PH Govt’s manifesto promise of institutional & legal reforms his top priority 11 June 2018 We refer to the recent appointment of the new Attorney- General, and the pledges made in the Pakatan Harapan manifesto promising wide-ranging institutional and legal reforms. These pledges were to ensure that Malaysia…

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Gobind Singh Deo on his appointment and further supports his announcement that the Anti-Fake News Act 2018 would be repealed as well as investigating the controversial block on Malaysiakini’s live election…