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Bon was right to bite, say lawyers

Bon was right to bite, say lawyers

Free Malaysia Today reports on lawyers supporting and echoing Edmund Bon’s criticism of the Bar being toothless in the face of injustice in his interview with FMT.

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Lawyers now harassed by Securities Commission

Lawyers now harassed by Securities Commission

Not content with harassing journalists, the Securities Commission now hops on the bandwagon of other law enforcement agencies by trying to harass lawyers accompanying the journalists.

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LoyarBurok 3 – 0 Attorney General’s Chambers of Malaysia

LoyarBurok 3 – 0 Attorney General’s Chambers of Malaysia

After losing two cases against two of LoyarBurok’s founding members, the Attorney General’s Chambers gives up and concedes defeat before even a witness is tendered. It’s good to know the Attorney General Chambers are improving their abilities.

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LoyarBurok 2 – 0 Attorney General’s Chamber of Malaysia

LoyarBurok 2 – 0 Attorney General’s Chamber of Malaysia

On 9 December 2007 the eve of World Human Rights Day, the Malaysian government arrested and charged a few lawyers and politicians for being a member of an unlawfully assembly. On this occasion the police and prosecution made one fatal mistake – they also arrested LoyarBurokker Amer Hamzah Arshad. So of course, the Attorney General lost the case.

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Written Judgments are Optional

Written Judgments are Optional

A follow up to Amer Hamzah’s piece “Ducking at the Court of Appeal?” The Court of Appeal has finally replied the request for its written judgment.

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Peguam Rakyat Protest: The Fallout Series – “You got me wrong”

Last week lawyers protested in Bukit Aman against police abuse of power. Since then comments from within the legal fraternity on Rostrum e-group surfaced at a frenzied pace. This is the final instalment of this series. We will take the strength of each argument and take activism to a higher level.

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Peguam Rakyat Protest: The Fallout Series – “But it is a question of perception too”

Last week lawyers protested in Bukit Aman against police abuse of power. Since then comments from within the legal fraternity on Rostrum e-group surfaced at a frenzied pace. After minor editing for language and to put the posts in context, LoyarBurok, with writers’ consent, presents: “Peguam Rakyat Protest: The Fallout Series”

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Peguam Rakyat Protest: The Fallout Series – “It’s the principle”

Last week lawyers protested in Bukit Aman against police abuse of power. Since then comments from within the legal fraternity on Rostrum e-group surfaced at a frenzied pace. After minor editing for language and to put the posts in context, LoyarBurok, with writers’ consent, presents: “Peguam Rakyat Protest: The Fallout Series”

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Peguam Rakyat Protest: The Fallout Series – “Don’t ask irrelevant questions”

Last week lawyers protested in Bukit Aman against police abuse of power. Since then comments from within the legal fraternity on Rostrum e-group surfaced at a frenzied pace. After minor editing for language and to put the posts in context, LoyarBurok, with writers’ consent, presents: “Peguam Rakyat Protest: The Fallout Series”

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Lawyers Call for End to Police Abuse of Authority – Bukit Aman, 31 March

Lawyers Call for End to Police Abuse of Authority – Bukit Aman, 31 March

Lawyers and concerned citizens gathered at Bukit Aman for a peaceful show of protest against the manhandling and obstructing of lawyers in performing their duties and the blatant abuse of oppressive preventive detention laws which allows for detention without trial.

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Memorandum of Protest to the IGP on the Police’s Manhandling and Brief Arrest of Lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad

Memorandum of Protest to the IGP on the Police’s Manhandling and Brief Arrest of Lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad at the Jalan Duta Court Complex, Bukit Aman, 31 March 2010 Introduction On 25th March 2010, Khaeryll Benjamin [email protected] Benjy was charged for drug possession of 0.24 gram methametphamine under Section 12(2) of the Dangerous Drugs Act […]

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Any Law that Goes Against Human Rights Ceases to be Lawful

Elza Irdalynna’s letter about her brother Khaeryll Benjamin Ibrahim @ Benjy’s ordeal – from his impeded access to counsel to his re-arrest under preventive detention laws; where on the same day his lawyer, Amer Hamzah Arshad was manhandled and briefly arrested by the police.

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From Judges To Gestapo Type Police: Tyranny of abuse of powers

From Judges To Gestapo Type Police: Tyranny of abuse of powers

When powers are abused there is no tyranny like them. The abuse of powers by police is a consequence of the bad example set by judges when they refuse to apply the law as it stands or when they apply double standards in their judgments.

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Lawyers To Deliver Memorandum of Protest To IGP – 31 March 2010, 12pm

Lawyers To Deliver Memorandum of Protest To IGP – 31 March 2010, 12pm

In response to lawyer, Amer Hamzah Arshad being manhadled and briefly arrested by police outside court last week, come Wednesday 31st March at 12pm, lawyers will deliver a Memorandum of Protest to the IGP at Bukit Aman. All are welcome to join in this peaceful protest against police brutality and preventive detention laws.

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KRISIS PERAK BUKA MINDA RAKYAT

KRISIS PERAK BUKA MINDA RAKYAT

Ini adalah artikel kedua Amer Hamzah Arshad (salah seorang LoyarBurok) dalam kolum “Paksi Kata” di akhbar Suara Keadilan yang menyentuh mengenai krisis perlembagaan negeri Perak dan kepentingan perlembagaan di dalam kehidupan seharian. Ianya juga menerangkan mengapa rakyat seharusnya menghadiri pelancaran Fasa 2 Kempen PerlembagaanKu “Institusi Perlembagaan & Pemisahan Kuasa” pada Januari 15, 2010 di Sunway University College, pukul 4 petang.

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Persepsi salah yang perlu diubah

Amer Hamzah Arshad dalam kolum “Paksi Kata” di akhbar Suara Keadilan terbitan minggu ini, menerangkan mengapa rakyat seharusnya menghadiri pelancaran Fasa 2 Kempen PerlembagaanKu “Institusi Perlembagaan & Pemisahan Kuasa” pada Januari 15, 2010 di Sunway University College, pukul 4 petang.

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LoyarBurok 1 – 0 Attorney General’s Chambers of Malaysia

Mr. Edmund Bon Tai Soon, a founding member of Loyarburok, was charged for driving under the influence of alcohol on 3 April 2005 at approximately at 2:15 a.m. on Jalan Ampang from Jalan Sultan Ismail heading towards Leboh Ampang vide Kuala Lumpur Criminal Magistrate Court Charge No. T1 – P83 – 357 – 2005 pursuant to section 45A(1) the Road Transport Act 1987 (RTA87). Fellow founding member of Loyarburok, Encik Amer Hamzah in his customary manner defended him and successfully persuaded the Magistrate, Tuan Syed Adam AlHabshi. Encik Fahri Azzat discusses the Magistrates decision and explains how close the Attorney General Chambers’ came to proving a prima facie case against Mr. Edmund Bon and having his defence called, and how they eventually lost it. Though this is merely a Magistrate decision, it is the first case in Malaysia in which sections 45A, 45B and 45C RTA87 is considered at length.

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Interview with LoyarBurokker Amer Hamzah Arshad

Interview with LoyarBurokker Amer Hamzah Arshad

Amer Hamzah Arshad’s interview with Off the Edge for the December 2008 issue.

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