8 June 2017
IN a country with a supreme Constitution and a chapter on fundamental liberties, it is the duty of the superior courts to preserve, protect and defend the basic law against any institution or person that lays rash hands upon the ark of the Constitution. The courts must enforce fundamental rights and the federal-state division of powers.
25 May 2017
Improving the committee system in Parliament is the key to restoring a system of check and balance.
11 May 2017
We must expose attempts to justify every form of hatred in the name of religion and to condemn these attempts as idolatrous caricatures of God.
27 April 2017
Within a narrow field, the Constitution places on the shoulders of the monarch the awesome burden of making critical decisions in his personal wisdom.
13 April 2017
From the point of view of judicial independence, there are many objectionable features of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission’s set-up.
30 March 2017
The assertion that Islamic law takes precedence over civil legislation is not borne out by any clear examples in the past 60 years.
16 March 2017
A greater understanding of the Rukunegara will restore, not weaken Malaysia’s supreme law.
2 March 2017
Democracy at home is not incompatible with horrendous acts of mass violence abroad.
16 February 2017
No persons should be imperilled by subsequent criminal prosecutions if he has already been convicted or acquitted.
2 February 2017
FEBRUARY 8 is the day of birth of Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, the father of our nation and the guiding light behind the Merdeka Agreements, the Merdeka Constitution and the “social contract” that is implicit in our constitutional charter.