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A Humble Submission 02 Apr 2018 | 12:52 AM Premium

Withdraw the ‘Anti Fake News’ bill

The Government recently tabled a bill known as the Anti Fake News bill in the Dewan Rakyat. The bill was widely criticised by the opposition, civil society groups and media organisations. They argue that if the bill becomes law, it will be used on dissenting and opposition voices.

A Humble Submission 21 Aug 2017 | 1:48 AM Premium

Legal representation, a sacred right

A week ago, the Penang High Court released Penang executive councillor Phee Boon Poh and two other men, who were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) from a remand order by the magistrate’s court.

A Humble Submission 12 Jun 2017 | 2:18 AM Premium

Do not prosecute those who hurt feelings

Rude and offensive comments may hurt one's feelings, but they should not attract State intervention.

A Humble Submission 20 Mar 2017 | 2:06 AM Premium

Allow discussions on RU355 amendment

No citizen should ever be excluded or prevented from taking a stand about a piece of legislation, writes Syahredzan Johan

Making Progress 09 Feb 2017 | 4:34 AM Premium

We need to get serious about sexual crimes

One of my favourite pastimes is watching television dramas and I have a particular predisposition for British television dramas because I have always found them to be riveting and exciting.

Making Progress 02 Dec 2016 | 6:46 AM Premium

Amendments must be in line with the Constitution

Any changes to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 should be based on settled constitutional and legal principles.

Making Progress 28 May 2016 | 1:46 AM Premium

PAS’ push for hudud against spirit of Constitution

Malaysia must be anchored in fairness, equality, consistency and the uniformity of laws.

A Humble Submission 08 Feb 2016 | 1:16 AM Premium

Protecting journalistic sources

Protection of journalistic sources is an important ethical principle for journalists.

Ask Dr G 13 Dec 2015 | 2:14 AM Premium

Come clean before sex

Syphilis is a bacterial infection primarily spread by sexual contact.

A Humble Submission 10 Aug 2015 | 8:45 AM Premium

Of activities detrimental to Parliamentary democracy

Laws on activities detrimental to parliamentary should only criminalise violent conduct.