LFL: Immigration travel ban on suspects in criminal probes is justified

Press Statement Immigration travel ban on suspects in criminal probes is justified 16 May 2018 Lawyers for Liberty notes the concern over the overseas travel blacklisting of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, Rosmah Mansor, and other former high-ranking officials of the previous administration by the Immigration Department. The Immigration Department is a law enforcement agency,…

LFL: The new Attorney-General must be independent of party politics

Press Statement The new Attorney-General must be independent of party politics 13 May 2018 Lawyers for Liberty notes the impending appointment of the new Attorney-General (AG) and wishes to remind the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government that the AG must transcend party politics. Although we have pointed out previously that the AG is a political appointee,…

LFL: The AG must appeal the lenient ‘binding over’ sentence against Datin Rozita Mohamad Ali for causing grievous hurt to her domestic worker

Press Statement The AG must appeal the lenient ‘binding over’ sentence against Datin Rozita Mohamad Ali for causing grievous hurt to her domestic worker 16 March 2018 Lawyers for Liberty are shocked and appalled by the extremely lenient sentence of ‘binding over’ for good behaviour that was handed down to Datin Rozita Mohamad Ali for…

LFL: MCMC must address data security instead of persecuting social media users

Press Statement MCMC must address data security instead of persecuting social media users 24 January 2018 Lawyers for Liberty are deeply concerned with the continuous misused of power by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in persecuting social media users, the latest being DAP MP Nga Kor Ming and Pakatan Harapan’s Terengganu Women’s Wing Treasurer…