This is a joint statement by AmerBON’s New Sin Yew & Hoe Sue Lu, civil society organisations and other lawyers in reviewing the common law of scandalising the court based on their concern of the conviction and the sentence of 30 days imprisonment and a fine of RM40,000 against Arun Kasi for contempt of court.
Two men formerly convicted of illegal assembly while protesting in 2001 against the Internal Security Act (ISA) 1960 today lodged separate police reports over Court of Appeal judge Datuk Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s affidavit. The duo are represented by lawyers Joshua Tay and Michael Cheah.
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.
Tan Sri Musa Aman’s legal counsel Amer Hamzah Arshad says that his client’s arrest by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) – ahead of a High Court decision on who the rightful Sabah chief minister is – was highly questionable.