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A Humble Submission 01 May 2017 | 1:55 AM

Draconian laws and the legislative process

Democracy is not a political system in which the majority may do as it pleases.

A Humble Submission 16 May 2016 | 2:53 AM

Freeing the media from repressive laws

3 May was celebrated as the World Press Freedom Day.

A Humble Submission 28 Dec 2015 | 2:25 AM

2015: The year of laws against the Rule of Law

Three controversial legislations passed by Parliament in 2015.

A Humble Submission 24 Aug 2015 | 1:07 PM

The laws of peaceful assembly

Freedom of assembly is a right that is protected by the Federal Constitution of Malaysia. All citizens have the right to assemble peacefully without arms. It is also a basic human right.

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.

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 02 Nov 2015 | 9:59 AM

Understanding the Federation of Malaysia

What is the Federation of Malaysia? Read here to understand what it is.

Making Progress 28 May 2016 | 1:46 AM

PAS’ push for hudud against spirit of Constitution

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

A Humble Submission 24 Feb 2014 | 7:58 AM

Sedition Act: An outdated colonial vestige

The Sedition Act 1948 must be one of the most maligned laws in our statute books. Such laws, promulgated by our colonial masters, no longer can stand the test of time, and should be repealed.

A Humble Submission 30 Jun 2014 | 8:41 AM

A constitutional monarchy that has endured

The tradition of monarchy in the United Kingdom has endured for centuries. It is not laws that protect and uphold the crown. It is the support of the British populace, who still think that the UK throne is still relevant in today’s world, that guarantees its place.