Criminal investigation against journalist threatens press freedom

Responding to news that South China Morning Post journalist Tashny Sukumaran is being investigated by the police for reporting on the mass arrests of...

Protection services for domestic violence survivors during conditional movement control order

Ensuring access to protection and shelter is critical given the current spike in domestic violence, the Women's Aid Organisation says. Domestic violence survivors can access...

Why do we continue to penalise and criminalise the most vulnerable?

Making matters worse, the healthcare systems at detention centres are not equipped to confront or control a coronavirus pandemic, Glorene Das writes.

Stop crackdown on migrants, journalists and civil society – UN rights experts

GENEVA, 21 May 2020 – The government of Malaysia must halt an ongoing crackdown on migrants, journalists and civil society in the...

Suhakam gesa hentikan tangkapan warga asing tidak berdokumen semasa krisis Covid-19 (Malay/English)

Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi Manusia Malaysia (Suhakam) ingin menzahirkan kekecewaannya terhadap serbuan dan tangkapan beberapa ratus warga asing tidak berdokumen dari beberapa kawasan di...

Discontinue police probe into politician under oppressive laws

Lawyers for Liberty refer to the statement yesterday by Bukit Aman that politician Xavier Jayakumar is being investigated under the Sedition Act...

Home minister’s statement is worrying sign for future of freedom of expression

Lawyers for Liberty are extremely concerned by Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin’s statement on 14 May in relation to false news and seditious...

Serbuan terhadap warga asing zalim, langgar saranan WHO, ILO

Lawyers for Liberty tegas dengan pendirian untuk kesemua warga asing dan pelarian ini dilepaskan jika ditangkap dan diberi bantuan untuk menjalankan ujian...

Riza Aziz deal: Five ex-Bar chiefs, two lawyers react to current president’s statement

To many Malaysians, the recent exercise of prosecutorial discretion in the case of Riza Aziz is demonstrably wrong and is against the...

Mass arrests of migrants worsens Covid-19 situation, violates humanitarian norms

We, the undersigned organisations, view with great concern reports of mass arrests of migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers on 2 May in Kuala Lumpur,...

Legal issues on granting of discharge not amounting to acquittal to Riza Aziz

The Malaysian Bar wishes to make some observations on the legal issues surrounding the reports that Riza Aziz, stepson of former Prime...

Is PN planning to nail Parliament into the coffin?

We cannot allow the politics of financial impropriety to take over the nation without standing up for our rights, integrity and democracy,...

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