Media Archive 2007

Bar Council upset with arrests

The Star | The Bar Council will lodge a report at the Dang Wangi police station today against City Hall officers for manhandling human rights lawyer Edmund Bon, removing banners placed at the council’s premises, and trespassing. Edmund tried to stop the officers from removing the banners.

When Lawyers Walk

Pusat KOMAS | The Malaysian Bar went on a “Walk of Justice” over the video clip showing a prominent lawyer purportedly brokering the appointment of judges with a senior judge. The march was organised by the then Deputy Chair of the Human Rights Committee of the Malaysian Bar, Amer Hamzah Arshad, and the then Chair of the Human Rights Committee, Edmund Bon Tai Soon, among others.

Walk for Justice: “When lawyers walk, something must be very wrong”

The Malaysian Bar | “Lawyers don’t walk everyday. Not even every month. But when they walk, then something must be very wrong,” said Chairman of the Bar Council Ambiga Sreenevasan when addressing a strong crowd of more than 2,000 members of the Malaysian Bar and some concerned citizens at the Palace of Justice before the commencement of the walk to the Prime Minister’s office to hand over the Bar’s memorandum urging the government to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry to probe the state of judiciary and memorandum on the establishment of a judicial appointments and promotion commission.

Bar Council upset with arrests

The Star | The Bar Council will lodge a report at the Dang Wangi police station today against City Hall officers for manhandling human rights lawyer Edmund Bon, removing banners placed at the council’s premises, and trespassing. Edmund tried to stop the officers from removing the banners.

When Lawyers Walk

Pusat KOMAS | The Malaysian Bar went on a “Walk of Justice” over the video clip showing a prominent lawyer purportedly brokering the appointment of judges with a senior judge. The march was organised by the then Deputy Chair of the Human Rights Committee of the Malaysian Bar, Amer Hamzah Arshad, and the then Chair of the Human Rights Committee, Edmund Bon Tai Soon, among others.

Walk for Justice: “When lawyers walk, something must be very wrong”

The Malaysian Bar | “Lawyers don’t walk everyday. Not even every month. But when they walk, then something must be very wrong,” said Chairman of the Bar Council Ambiga Sreenevasan when addressing a strong crowd of more than 2,000 members of the Malaysian Bar and some concerned citizens at the Palace of Justice before the commencement of the walk to the Prime Minister’s office to hand over the Bar’s memorandum urging the government to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry to probe the state of judiciary and memorandum on the establishment of a judicial appointments and promotion commission.