Without due regard for the law

This is a joint press statement issued by Azril Mohd Amin who is the chief executive of the Centre for Human Rights Research and Advocacy (CENTHRA), and Faidhur Rahman Abdul Hadi who is the co-founder of the Concerned Lawyers for Justice (CLJ). Published in The Malay Mail Online today.

PRESS STATEMENT

REPUDIATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF JURISTS AND THE BAR COUNCIL FOR STATEMENTS CONCERNING THE CONVICTION OF ANWAR IBRAHIM PURSUANT TO SECTION 377B OF THE MALAYSIAN PENAL CODE

12 FEBRUARY 2015

WE make reference to the Press Release of the President of the Malaysian Bar, Christopher Leong of the Bar Council on 11 February 2015 as well as the Press Release of the International Commission of Jurists on 10 February 2015 both of which concern the affirmation by the Federal Court of Malaysia on 10 February of the Court of Appeal decision on 8 March 2014 to convict Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy pursuant to Section 377B of the Penal Code of Malaysia.

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Tuntutan-tuntutan COMANGO untuk Proses Semakan Berkala Sejagat Malaysia 2013

Malaysia semakin menghampiri sesi Semakan Berkala Sejagat (UPR) pada 24 Oktober 2013 di Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia, Geneva, Switzerland. Terdapat beberapa laporan yang dihantar secara berasingan kepada Majlis tersebut oleh badan-badan seperti Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Majlis Peguam, International Commission of Jurists dan lain-lain NGO Hak Asasi Manusia, tetapi isi kandungan laporan COMANGO (iaitu gabungan NGO-NGO Malaysia di dalam proses UPR) membentuk sebahagian besar tuntutan yang terkandung di dalam dokumen-dokumen yang menjadi asas rujukan rekod hak asasi Malaysia pada pusingan kali ini. Di antara tuntutan-tuntutan berbahaya di dalam laporan tersebut ialah: Continue reading