LETTER | Objections are unacceptable, and contrary to the aspirations and hopes of Malaysians in the post-BN era.
Lawyer group moots tabling of the repeal bill on Dec 10 - Human Rights Day.
Do not fall into the trap of those seeking to make it a racial and religious issue, cautions Latheefa Koya.
Lawyers for Liberty launches report of five such cases, calls for IPCMC to be set up immediately.
The lawyers insist the post-mortem report surrendered to the navy cadet's family was only the preliminary one.
N Surendran, who is also a PKR member, wants a total review of the Home Ministry and NRD procedures.
Its executive director Latheefa Koya claims the gov't is attempting to 'close the case' by sending the child back to Thailand.
Executive director Latheefa Koya also questions the contradictory versions offered by the Women's ministry on the progress of the Kelantan case.
Pihak keluarga, kumpulan peguam Lawyers For Liberty mahukan jawapan punca kematian tersebut.
COMMENT | His attack on the changes being spearheaded by the new AG is in direct opposition to the reform agenda.
LFL's Eric Paulsen wants defence minister to explain why Malaysian troops are still stationed in Riyadh.
It will be a waste of time and public resources if the AGC continues to pursue such cases, says the legal rights NGO.
UPDATED 3.52PM | LFL says the next AG should not have political ties, citing Apandi's past Umno links.
'Can we expect the authorities to be the impartial arbiter or will they arbitrarily interpret unfavourable news as fake news?'
COMMENT | Many reports focus heavily on gender identity despite its irrelevance to actual events reported.
Lawyers for Liberty says the investigation is tantamount to an attack on academia and free speech.
Law may have wide-ranging repercussions on political and civil society landscape, warn LFL.
What the new IGP can do to restore public faith in the police.
This could give the impression that one must be beholden to a political party to obtain citizenship, says Eric Paulsen.
Lawyers point out that lock-up rules specifically require police to look after detainee's well-being.
Lawyers for Liberty cites UN principles and the cab-rank rule in protest against the gov’t move.
UPDATED 12.34PM | Meanwhile PSM lodges a police report over possible abuse of the Forestry Act in the Gua Musang fiasco.
Clearly, the power is with the PM, whose ‘declaration’ is just laid before the House, says Eric Paulsen.
COMMENT | Written reply in parliament on custodial deaths raises more questions than answers.