LFL: Blatant sedition double standards for Umno or pro-Umno personalities

Blatant sedition double standards for Umno or pro-Umno personalities Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the incredible excuses given by de facto Law Minister Nancy Shukri and Sepang police chief Mohd Yusoff Awang for not taking further action against Perkasa chief Ibrahim Ali and Petaling Jaya Utara Umno deputy division chief Mohamad Azli for…

The police must not misuse their powers to safeguard their image

LFL Press Statement 3 October 2014 The police must not misuse their powers to safeguard their image   Lawyers for Liberty views with extreme concern the recent spate of arrests and charges under the Penal Code that were brought against persons who had allegedly criticised or insulted police personnel. This is a serious abuse of…

LFL: N.Surendran’s Sedition Charges Jeopardises Anwar’s Final Appeal

LFL Press Statement N.Surendran’s Sedition Charges Jeopardises Anwar’s Final Appeal 12 September 2014 LFL views with serious concern the two sedition charges against N. Surendran for statements made in his capacity as Anwar Ibrahim’s lawyer. The first charge against Surendran was for mere criticism of the Court of Appeal’s judgment convicting Anwar; whereas the second…

LFL Commentary: AKUAN BERSUMPAH 30 ADUN SAH DAN MENCUKUPI

Merujuk kepada kenyataan peguam Abdul Khalid Ibrahim yang menyatakan bahawa Akuan Berkanun (Statutory Declaration) yang telah ditandatangani oleh 30 Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Selangor bukanlah satu bukti yang konklusif bahawa Abdul Khalid Ibrahim telah hilang kepercayaan majoriti sebagai Menteri Besar. Menurut beliau, Akuan Berkanun tersebut boleh ditarik dan dipinda pada bila-bila masa sahaja. Oleh…

LFL: Do Not Criminalize the Existence of the Destitute and Homeless

Lawyers for Liberty Press Statement 3 July 2014 Do Not Criminalize the Existence of the Destitute and Homeless Lawyers for Liberty is appalled with Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Mansor’s ill-conceived and heavy-handed plan to crackdown and clear Kuala Lumpur of the destitute and homeless by criminalising begging and even those who sought to help…

LFL: Diplomatic Immunity is Not a Licence to Commit Crimes

Lawyers for Liberty Press Statement 1 July 2014 Diplomatic Immunity is Not a Licence to Commit Crimes Lawyers for Liberty is shocked and appalled that the Malaysian Government has asserted diplomatic immunity to protect Muhammad Rizalman from what is obviously a serious case of sexual assault and burglary, acts of which are unconnected with his diplomatic…