Ambiga Sreenevasan

Recent and archived articles by Ambiga Sreenevasan

17 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Show leadership on tough issues

THE investigation of the organisers of the Women’s Day march for sedition and illegal assembly is the last thing I thought I would see under the present government.

20 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Does Malaysia need hate speech laws?

EIGHT months after the historic results of the 14th General Election, the colonial-era Sedition Act is still alive and well.

Big debate: There are calls to repeal laws that restrict freedom of speech like the colonial era Sedition Act.
30 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Make it a year just about the rakyat

If politicians insist on descending to the lowest common denominator rather than to lift their game in 2019, the Malaysian experiment will fail.

Much to learn from Mandela: After being released in 1990, the anti-apartheid revolutionary and peace activist led South Africa’s transformation into a multiracial democracy. - AFP
8 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Healthy democracy, healthy government

From leading lawyers as president of the Malaysian Bar, she is now leading a movement for electoral reform.

2 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

No glass ceiling at the Bar

For the second time since the Bar Council was established in 1947, a woman was elected its chairman. Ambiga Sreenevasan talks about women in law and the tasks ahead for the Bar.