Call for Resignation and Censure of the President of the Malaysian Bar

Call for Resignation and Censure of the President of the Malaysian Bar

Call for Resignation and Censure of the President of the Malaysian Bar for Misleading the Public – Lukman Sheriff Alias and Azril Mohd Amin

The first thing that came to mind when we read the press release of the Malaysian Bar issued on February 11th, 2015, by its President, Christopher Leong on Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s conviction, was the President misrepresenting the law and facts on the case. We were in utter disbelief on how a President who is supposed to represent the learned members of the Bar could have arrived at such misleading position. Indeed, as Leong himself put it, “it is a strange world that we live in.”

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The Ultimate Confrontation

http://www.malaysiakini.com/letters/208463

On 12 September 2012 there will be a Regional Consultation on the Drafting of an ASEAN Human Rights Declaration. There will be attempts by LGBTs, NGOs, and various other activists to include LGBT rights and the right of absolute freedom of religion in the Declaration. Were ASEAN to endorse such rights in the final Declaration, Malaysia as a Muslim-majority country would have to reiterate her strong objections; as such a policy clearly contradicts the principles enshrined in the religion of Islam. Continue reading