A lorry driver was sent to the gallows by the High Court here today after being found guilty of two counts of trafficking over 45 kg of drugs, two years ago.
The High Court has struck out an appeal by the prosecution against the sentence meted out to human rights activist Lena Hendry for screening a Sri Lankan civil war documentary that had not been approved by the Censorship Board.
A human rights group today voiced hope that the public prosecutor’s agreement to withdraw its appeal to the conviction of Lena Hendry would signal an end to the “harassment and intimidation” against the activist.
Criminal lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad suggested that a better amendment would be to make the requirement for a certificate a separate scenario for the court to consider whether to impose life imprisonment or not.
Menurut wakil AICHR Malaysia, Edmund Bon berkata siasatan harus dijalankan terhadap pelaku yang bertanggungjawab terhadap jenayah perang dan jenayah menentang kemanusiaan terhadap etnik Rohingya di negara itu.
Malaysia has not “given up” on Asean to help resolve Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, Malaysian chairman for the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Edmund Bon said today.
Lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad said the government was over-reacting and hoped the various authorities would not carry out investigations on the said individual simply because the DPM’s office was calling for it.
A lorry driver driver won his appeal today at the High Court here against his former employer for not making contributions to his EPF account based on travel “reimbursements” due to him.
OPERATORS of soup kitchens in Kuala Lumpur have voiced concerns that the homeless community in the city is choosing to go hungry out of fear of being arrested, following an increase in raids ahead of the Sea Games next month.
A financial consultant and a cafe manager, who admitted to soliciting for funds for the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group had their sentences reduced from 15 years to 10 years by the Federal Court today.