Charles Hector, human rights defender, is in the midst of a hugely significant legal suit initiated by Asahi Kosei (M) Sdn Bhd. We present the latest updates on the case and welcome contributions to his legal defence fund.
Recent media reports about domestic worker recruitment agencies “making a killing” using undocumented migrant workers for temporary employment in exchange for fees as high as RM1,500 per worker have raised concern.
Whether documented or undocumented, migrant workers are entitled to those most basic rights that the nations of the world declared belong to every single human, asserts Danielle Celermajer.
Judicial review of laws is the most important legal weapon in the hands of the Judges to
rectify the mistakes committed by the Executive. This power has been
taken away from the Judges. It should be re-instated, assertsMohd Ali.
Can we be good, committed, practising Muslims in a society governed by non-Muslim laws, asks Abdullah Saeed in The Australian. That is a question often asked among Muslims in the West.
As you go out to vote, think of the justice system in Malaysia, urges our special correspondent Pro-justice.The way justice and legal systems function
in Malaysia is a serious cause for concern. The call by a government
minister to journalists and reporters to report “responsibly” (meaning
protect the powers-that-be) rather than the truth sent shivers down the
spines of Malaysians!