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Ex-UN rapporteur claims Putrajaya's RCI decision premature

Hafiz Yatim

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Modified 22 Feb 2019, 5:17 am

Putrajaya acted prematurely in deciding to form a royal commission of inquiry on the judiciary, according to former United Nations special rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers Param Cumaraswamy.

Param, who was also a former president of the Malaysian Bar, said the allegations made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in his explosive affidavit have to be ascertained first...

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