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Looking back at 2017

2017 is behind us. As we move forward in 2018, it is useful to look back at the events and issues of 2017 which has impacted the legal landscape of the country.

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Rights of a child suspect

What are the rights of a child who is being investigated for a crime?

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A landmark judgment on judicial power

A Federal Court decision earlier this year has restored judicial power of the federation to the judiciary.

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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

The Flipside

Move on to other rally venues

TIME and again, it’s a similar script that plays out.

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Legal issues in 2017

2016 has come and gone. Many things have happened in the last year. Like previous years, legal and human rights issues arose and were discussed and debated. What about 2017?

Making Progress

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.

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The burkini ban and human rights

The Muslim minorities in France and Switzerland are as entitled to human rights as the minorities in Malaysia.

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Pokemon Go and fatwas

The worldwide mobile game phenomenon, Pokemon Go was finally released in Malaysia over the weekend.

Making Progress

PAS’ push for hudud against spirit of Constitution

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