LFL: Police must not use SOSMA, even against their own

Press Statement Police must not use SOSMA, even against their own 30 April 2021   We refer to the detention of the police and SPRM officers who are purportedly implicated with the ‘Geng Nicky’ crackdown by the Johor Police Force. The statement issued by the Johor Police Chief stated that those arrested were detained under…

LFL: Malaysian government must stop its regressive immigration policies

Press Statement Malaysian government must stop its regressive immigration policies 16 April 2021   We refer to the statement by the Immigration Department that all foreigners with expire social visit passes are required to leave the country by 21 April 2021.   This abrupt announcement fails to account the difficulty faced by foreigners to arrange…

LFL: Government Must Halt Deportation Exercise of Myanmar Migrants to Avoid Breach of International Obligation

Press Statement Government Must Halt Deportation Exercise of Myanmar Migrants to Avoid Breach of International Obligation 17 February 2021   2020 was a long and difficult year for Malaysia. The battle against Covid-19 took centre stage, but also proved a catalyst for other issues to be thrust into the spotlight: socioeconomic inequality, poverty, domestic violence…

LFL: Solve discrimination against children born abroad to Malaysian women by amending the 2nd Schedule of the Constitution

Press Statement Solve discrimination against children born abroad to Malaysian women by amending the 2nd Schedule of the Constitution 9 December 2020   We refer to the statement by the Deputy Home Minister Ismail Mohamed Said that children born abroad to Malaysian women with foreign spouses threatens national security and sovereignty. It is a ridiculous…