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Dragon Boat: 7 Lessons Learnt

Dragon Boat: 7 Lessons Learnt

Upon returning from the United Kingdom two years ago, I was keen to be involved in a sport that would demand my fitness level be improved, discipline developed and endurance challenged. I have previously heard of the KL Barbarians through some mutual friends, and decided to try it out at one of their introduction sessions [...]

Deepwater Horizon: Who Did It?

Deepwater Horizon: Who Did It?

As a lawyer, it has long fascinated me how corporations can get away with murder. Literally. When the Macondo well blew up in April 2010, killing 11 people and polluting the Gulf of Mexico, the public screamed blue murder. Pressure was on Obama to find out “who did it” and put Them away. This sent [...]

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Is Indira’s battle finally coming to an end?

Is Indira’s battle finally coming to an end?

For seven long years, Indira Gandhi has fought for judicial remedy concerning the unilateral conversion of her three children. After many ups and downs, the case went into its final round before the Federal Court on 14th and 15th November 2016. What has happened so far? Before discussing the events on 14th and 15th November, [...]

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The Burkini Ban: Veiling prejudice and fear in the name of national security?

The Burkini Ban: Veiling prejudice and fear in the name of national security?

Uncovering the burkini ban in France

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Defining Online Harassment

Defining Online Harassment

…an extension to offline harassment?

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Peninsula — A Review

Peninsula — A Review

Yudistra Darma Dorai’s impressions of Rehman Rashid’s latest book.

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A Malaysian LoyarBurokker in a California Court

A Malaysian LoyarBurokker in a California Court

Halfway while a counsel was submitting, his phone rang and the counsel quickly excused himself. The Judge didn’t seem to mind at all and spoke to the Prosecution while the counsel finished his call and put his mobile on his seat.

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Curiouser, Curiouser And Curiouser: The Federal Court’s Decision In The Deepa Case

Curiouser, Curiouser And Curiouser: The Federal Court’s Decision In The Deepa Case

Wei Meng Lim-Kaaba points out three curiosities in the Deepa decision

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Federal Court’s Decision in Viran v Deepa

Federal Court’s Decision in Viran v Deepa

A brief summary of the Federal Court’s decision in the recent Deepa case.

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The Right to Know: An Illusion in Malaysia

The Right to Know: An Illusion in Malaysia

In his debut post for LoyarBurok, Surenda Ananth eviscerates the notion that the right to know is not entrenched in Malaysia’s Federal Constitution.

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Child Conversions Raise Serious Constitutional Issues

Child Conversions Raise Serious Constitutional Issues

International human rights lawyer Wei Meng Lim-Kabaa returns to the blawg in dissecting the Court of Appeal’s recent decision on the Indira Gandhi child conversion case.

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Yazid and Hilmi acquitted of terror charges, sentenced to alternative charge

Yazid and Hilmi acquitted of terror charges, sentenced to alternative charge

First SOSMA prosecution ends. Court acquits Yazid and Hilmi of terrorism.

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Sex Education Classes at Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok

Registration now at http://goo.gl/forms/brv0k9F8Mr. Within our society, many parents continue to find it difficult to discuss the changes their children will encounter as they enter into puberty. Simple examples include: a young girl’s first period, growth spurts, wet dreams, the reproductive organs and how they function….But ask any young person, and they’ll tell you that [...]

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Sultan’s Statement Within Constitutional Limits

Sultan’s Statement Within Constitutional Limits

Wilson Tay defends the constitutionality of the Johor Sultan’s comments on vaping in Johor

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Vaping in Malaysia – The Laws You Need to Know! (or not…)

Vaping in Malaysia – The Laws You Need to Know! (or not…)

Can you vape in a gym?

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The Transgender Case: A Summary

The Transgender Case: A Summary

The Federal Court’s decision in the Transgender case from Negeri Sembilan is now available.

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Humans, Rights, and the Haze

Humans, Rights, and the Haze

Daniel Teoh Tzu Yong talks about the haze.

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Syariah in Malaysia

Read Aston Paiva’s full paper on Syariah in Malaysia

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My Strategic Litigation Camp on Internet Freedom experience

My Strategic Litigation Camp on Internet Freedom experience

The Strategic Litigation Camp was held from 25 to 28 February 2015 at Thistle Hotel, Port Dickson. It was organised by the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR), also known as Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok (PRLB) and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. The participants were mainly young lawyers and pupils in [...]

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Dear Paprika: Saya Akan Ke BERSIH

Dear Paprika: Saya Akan Ke BERSIH

Pepper Lim turun padang!

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