Fifty-six civil society groups and 126 individuals have endorsed a joint statement calling for the reinstatement of the suspended Chief Economist of Bank Islam, Azrul Azwar Ahmad Tajudin.
We, the undersigned Malaysian academics and researchers, as well as colleagues from other countries researching on Malaysia, wish to record our serious concern and objection to the recent actions taken against Professor Abdul Aziz Bari of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).
Aliran is outraged by the reported suspension of the constitutional law expert, Professor Abdul Aziz Bari, of the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM).
The suspension of the MP for Puchong for one year on 16 March 2009 demonstrated that logic and procedure are not important as long as one has the numbers. Apparently in the numbers game, justice is not important and fairness is not relevant. The arrogance of the majority, it appears, will decide the day, and they will prevail no matter what.
The assault on the Judiciary in 1988 requires a complete reassessment with a view to restoring the integrity of the judges who were wronged.Even a first year law student would detect a complete lack of natural justice in Tun Salleh’s removal, says Karpal Singh.
Charter 2000-Aliran is appalled at the serious lapse of good judgement on the part of the Sarawak Tribune in re-publishing the offensive cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in its 3 February 2006 edition. What the Tribune did was clearly inappropriate and provocative.