Halfway while a counsel was submitting, his phone rang and the counsel quickly excused himself. The Judge didn’t seem to mind at all and spoke to the Prosecution while the counsel finished his call and put his mobile on his seat.
Wei Meng Lim-Kaaba points out three curiosities in the Deepa decision
A brief summary of the Federal Court’s decision in the recent Deepa case.
In his debut post for LoyarBurok, Surenda Ananth eviscerates the notion that the right to know is not entrenched in Malaysia’s Federal Constitution.
International human rights lawyer Wei Meng Lim-Kabaa returns to the blawg in dissecting the Court of Appeal’s recent decision on the Indira Gandhi child conversion case.
First SOSMA prosecution ends. Court acquits Yazid and Hilmi of terrorism.
Registration now at http://goo.gl/forms/brv0k9F8Mr. Within our society, many parents continue to find it difficult to discuss the changes their children will encounter as they enter into puberty. Simple examples include: a young girl’s first period, growth spurts, wet dreams, the reproductive organs and how they function….But ask any young person, and they’ll tell you that […]
Wilson Tay defends the constitutionality of the Johor Sultan’s comments on vaping in Johor
Can you vape in a gym?
The Federal Court’s decision in the Transgender case from Negeri Sembilan is now available.
Daniel Teoh Tzu Yong talks about the haze.
Read Aston Paiva’s full paper on Syariah in Malaysia
The Strategic Litigation Camp was held from 25 to 28 February 2015 at Thistle Hotel, Port Dickson. It was organised by the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR), also known as Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok (PRLB) and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. The participants were mainly young lawyers and pupils in […]
Pepper Lim turun padang!
A time for cleansing.
There are lesson to be learned from history.
Pepper’s latest letter to his daughter.
An eloquent write-up about Lena Hendry’s case (one of Pusat Rakyat LB’s strategic litigation cases), by Charlotte Kong, intern of Pusat Rakyat LB. Voltaire once said ‘I may disagree with what you say but I will defend to my death your right to say it’. Yet government violation of freedom of expression has been a […]
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela Education is a fundamental right. It is enhanced in Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Nevertheless, according to the UNESCO, more than 61 million children of primary education age are not attending school. They suffer […]
Abdul Haleem explains why he won’t be there.