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A Humble Submission 16 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Landmark ruling on Sedition Act

The Court of Appeal’s judgment is a step towards bringing this piece of legislation closer in line with the Constitution.

Making Progress 25 Jun 2016 | 1:11 AM

A quiet but certain end of Mahathirism

It was April 2009 and an air of optimism captured Malaysia. We were on the cusp of only the 6th leadership change our country has witnessed in over 50 years.

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 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 08 Sep 2014 | 8:29 AM

Time for action

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.

On The Way 28 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM

Salam 1Sedi … let me rephrase that

With more and more opposition leaders getting charged under the Sedition Act, it looks like the days of human rights violations are re-visiting us.

A Humble Submission 25 Aug 2014 | 7:45 AM

Movement to repeal the Sedition Act

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 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Sedition Act: An outdated colonial vestige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 Such laws, promulgated by our colonial masters, no longer can stand the test of time, and should be repealed.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 Dec 2013 | 9:15 AM

Looking back at 2013

Events in 2013 will undoubtedly impact the future and 2014 is already looking like it will continue this ‘trend’ of interesting legal developments.

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.