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A Humble Submission 11 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

The right to peaceful assembly

Unlike the Police Act before this, the Peaceful Assembly Act allows assemblies without prior notification.

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 10 Jul 2017 | 1:39 AM

Reviewing film censorship in Malaysia

A painting, a song, a dance and a novel – these are all forms of expression. So too, is a film as art and literature are all forms of expressions.

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.

A Humble Submission 12 Jan 2015 | 7:46 AM

Striking the balance on social media

The challenge when it comes to social media can be distilled as such - the need to balance freedom of speech and expression with limits to those freedoms. Where do we draw the line in the sand when it comes to freedom of speech and expression?

Putting Dr G On The Spot 07 Jan 2018 | 12:53 AM

Adult toys

The so-called 'sex toy' is an object or a device to enhance sexual pleasure.

The Flipside 11 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

US immigration ban breeds terror threats

Even way over in Malaysia, we have every reason to be concerned about the ripple effect that such policies can cause internationally.

A Humble Submission 17 Oct 2016 | 2:25 AM

Freedom of speech in a democracy

A democratic society must have diversity in thought and opinion.

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 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.