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Reflecting On The Law


Reflecting On The Law

Towards a shared destiny

Under Tunku and the PMs after him, Malaysia has successfully used the economy to bind its people.

Reflecting On The Law

Restoring constitutional supremacy

The Federal Constitution’s core values are not words in the sand to be washed away by political tides.

Reflecting On The Law

Hearing the call of justice and acting on it

The Federal Court decision on the Indira Gandhi case provides much needed moral leadership.

Reflecting On The Law

The quest for gender equality

AT the 2018 Golden Globes Award on Jan 7, Oprah Winfrey, the respected American media personality, delivered a stirring call for “a new day” on the horizon for American women. Her speech made me reflect on the faltering quest for gender equality in our own constitutional democracy.

Reflecting On The Law

Religious radicalism on the rise

Doctrinal and cultural diversity existed in Muslim societies even in the days of Prophet Muhammad.

Reflecting On The Law

A vision of shared destiny

ONE of the sayings of Prophet Muhammad, as narrated by Muslim, is that “kindness is a mark of faith”. Indeed, all religions teach us to live serenely and selflessly in the midst of suffering.

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The Constitution and the private sector

The view that the protection of the Constitution is restricted to the public sector is based on a bygone political ideology.

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Drift towards intellectual intolerance

According to tauliah laws, Muslims must speak about Islam only when allowed to do so.

Reflecting On The Law

Myanmar’s minorities need attention

When states and international bodies fail to protect peoples’ rights due to geopolitical reasons or other motivations, citizens’ groups must spring into action.

Reflecting On The Law

Our unique federal set-up always evolving

We need to regain the 1963 spirit of accommodation, moderation and compassion.

Reflecting On The Law

Returning to our winning formula

Inter-ethnic cooperation was the dream of the forefathers of our Constitution.

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Preserving independence

Judges are as free to walk the path of justice as their conviction allows.

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