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Reflecting On The Law 18 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Restoring Parliament’s fame

Despite the popular perception that Parliament is mostly a rubber stamp it has potential to re-emerge as the 'grant inquest' of the nation.

Nation 23 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ordinance needed to keep terror at bay

The Emergency (Public Order and Crime Prevention) Ordinance, which was announced in 1969 as a temporary government measure following the May 13 riots, is still in force.

Nation 16 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Too many preventive laws

Malaysia is still regarded as a human rights backwater due to the various 'preventive laws' that affect freedom of expression, assembly, association and religion, said former UN special envoy to Myanmar Tan Sri Razali Ismail.

Letters 06 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Towards a stronger Parliament

In a two-part series, PROF DR SHAD SALEEM FARUQI argues that Malaysia needs parliamentary support structure to improve our legislature#8217;s institutional efficacy.