Former inspector-general of police Musa Hassan again defended the Internal Security Act (ISA), saying it had lowered incidences of crime and murder among gangsters, but his reasoning was shot down by human rights activist Edmund Bon.
Lawyer Edmund Bon told a forum on the Rome Statute today that the treaty could not be harmful to the Malay rulers as they already lost their immunity when the Federal Constitution was amended more than two decades ago.
Edmund Bon said today the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction over the king and the Malay rulers as they come under the country’s special courts.
New Sin Yew discusses the context behind the Court of Appeal’s decision to allow former Prime Minister, Najib Razak to postpone his much anticipated trial.
Counsel New Sin Yew is representing Eric Liew Chee Ling, a former sales manager of a private company who was charged at the Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur today with sending insulting comments against the former Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, on his Facebook site last month.
Constitutional lawyer New Sin Yew shares his thoughts on anti-hopping laws and whether BN could sue its defectors.
Bekas Ketua Menteri Sabah Tan Sri Musa Aman diwakili peguam Francis Ng Aik Guan dan Amer Hamzah Arshad.
Counsel Amer Hamzah Arshad told the media that the Sungai Sibuga assemblyperson has to resume medical care which he had sought in London as well as in Singapore before he returned to Malaysia to facilitate investigation into his case.
Criminal lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad, who has vast experience in death penalty cases, feels the death sentence has no place in society.
Edmund Bon Tai Soon is the Malaysian representative to AICHR, and is coming to the end of his three-year term. He speaks to Southeast Asia Globe about the commission’s work, AHRD and human rights in Malaysia under its newly elected government.