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Last Man Standing 02 Oct 2013 | 11:12 AM

Taking a backward step

It is entirely possible that preventive detention laws will not significantly reduce crime but instead penalise people for offences they didn't commit.

A Humble Submission 07 Oct 2013 | 9:26 AM

Welcome back, draconian laws

Detention without trial runs counter to basic principles of the criminal justice system.

Humour Me 21 Jan 2014 | 12:05 PM

Price of one-size-fits all moral codes

A recent arrest in Sweden shows that a clash of moral cultures doesn't have easy answers.

A Humble Submission 24 Mar 2014 | 1:48 PM

Understanding the rights of a child offender

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is an international human rights, which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children all over the world.

A Humble Submission 17 Nov 2014 | 7:25 AM

Understanding the decision in the transgender case

This case should not be seen as a challenge to the Syariah, nor should it be seen as acknowledging LBGT rights, such as "opening the doors" to same-sex marriages, as alleged by certain quarters.

A Humble Submission 06 Apr 2015 | 8:27 AM

Of prevention of terror and due process

Due process and the Rule of Law should not be abandoned in efforts to combat terrorism.

A Humble Submission 29 Jun 2015 | 11:18 AM

Upholding the role of the judiciary

When judicial scrutiny is ousted and discretion is limited, the ability of the courts to uphold the constitution and to provide redress for those aggrieved by the State is severely curtailed.

A Humble Submission 05 Oct 2015 | 8:41 AM

On Sosma and Khairuddin’s detention

Can the lodging of reports against a corporate entity be regarded as an act against the State, if the company in question is owned by the State?

Making Progress 23 Dec 2015 | 7:17 AM

Lessons from the rainbow nation

A quarter of century after the fall of apartheid, its lessons still resonate.

Behind The Cage 29 Jan 2016 | 12:50 AM

Tigers in crisis

THE tiger is one of Malaysia’s iconic animals. It is our national animal and depicted in our coat of arms.