LFL: Rafizi Ramli’s 18 months’ imprisonment sentence harsh and excessive

Press Statement Rafizi Ramli’s 18 months’ imprisonment sentence harsh and excessive 14 November 2016 Lawyers for Liberty is appalled at the18 months’ imprisonment sentence imposed on MP Rafizi Ramli by the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today for breaching the Official Secrets Act 1972 when he revealed excerpts from the Auditor General’s Report on the misuse…

LFL: The NSC Act 2016 should be suspended pending further consultation

Press Statement The NSC Act 2016 should be suspended pending further consultation 27 July 2016 Lawyers for Liberty is shocked and appalled that the controversial National Security Council Act 2016 has been gazetted to come into force on 1 August 2016 despite very serious concerns raised by civil society, lawyers, elected representatives and even the…

LFL: Serious concerns on amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code

Press Statement Serious concerns on amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code 18 May 2016   Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the Criminal Procedure Code amendment bill that is listed to be tabled in the current parliamentary sitting.   Of utmost concern is the new sections 265A, 265B and 265C that had previously been…