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A fortnight ago, in this very column, I wrote about a new movement to repeal the Sedition Act. I wrote about how the time for talking is over. It is time to take action. It is time for all those who want to see the end of the Sedition Act to come together.
BY the time this article is published, I would have completed seven years as a lawyer. Non-lawyers may not understand why completing seven years of practice is a big deal. But for a lawyer, completing seven years of practice means that he is technically not a young lawyer anymore.
What happens when you’re arrested? Do you have the right to remain silent and do you get a phone call?
It is time for all those who want to see the end of the Sedition Act to come together to make the Government repeal the Sedition Act.
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.
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?
I must admit that I did not expect the Bersih 4 rally to pass without incident.
We are at the cusp of a new year. Once again, it is time to look back at the year and revisit the events that dominated the headlines, from a legal perspective.
Our understanding of the Federal Constitution is very low. Even public personalities have issued statements that are wrong in law.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is known to be both methodical and mercurial. He remains Malaysia's longest-serving prime minister but has turned against the party that sustained him for his entire political career and is cavorting with former political rivals whom in the past he derided as anti-national.