Appoint independent candidate as new attorney general as interim measure

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Bersih 2.0, Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center), Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram), Pusat Komas and Engage call for the Pakatan Harapan government to appoint an independent and credible candidate to be the new attorney general, as an interim measure to ensure the independence of decision-making in prosecution.

This is because the creation of an independent public prosecutor’s office, to be separated from the Attorney General’s Chambers, as promised in the Pakatan Harapan manisfesto, has not yet been put in place, and it may take some time to change the law and establish such a public prosecutor’s office. 

The people have voted loud and clear that they want a democratic and clean government and given a huge mandate to Pakatan Harapan to form the next government. The appointment of a new attorney general during this transition period should not be a political appointment to avoid conflict of interest. 

We therefore urge Pakatan Harapan government to instil public confidence by appointing a legal expert with high integrity, public credibility, a proven track record of excellent knowledge and experience in law, someone who is independent from Pakatan Harapan, to become the new interim attorney general until an independent public prosecutor’s office is established.

Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0)
Center to Combat Corruptiom and Cronyism (C4 Center)
Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram)
Pusat Komas
Engage

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Mages Vari
14 May 2018 4.16pm

Yes, Ambiga

Rajan Subramaniam
13 May 2018 9.42pm

Ambiga…lady with great wisdom…..

Tang Peter
13 May 2018 9.31pm

60 years of dirt n grime…really needs someone who can make our M’sian Law n Order bright n shine.
A tall order like this, is hard to find…and we need to hurry, for there’s not much time.

Keat Lee
13 May 2018 7.41pm

Sokong!!!

Roy Sharma
13 May 2018 7.28pm

AMBIGA!

Kam Chee Ng
13 May 2018 5.45pm

Get the dancing AG out ,our country needs a real AG in law sector