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Islam, Undang-undang dan Perlembagaan Malaysia

Read retired Judge, Dato’ Seri Mohd Hishamudin Yunus’s speech on Islam, law and the Constitution

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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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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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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We need to talk about Lena Hendry

We need to talk about Lena Hendry

An eloquent write-up about Lena Hendry’s case (one of Pusat Rakyat LB’s strategic litigation cases), by Charlotte Kong, intern of Pusat Rakyat LB. Voltaire once said ‘I may disagree with what you say but I will defend to my death your right to say it’.[1] Yet government violation of freedom of expression has been a [...]

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Constitutionality of the Attorney General’s Removal

Constitutionality of the Attorney General’s Removal

All becomes clear when one delves into a bit of constitutional history.

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3 things we learnt from the Kelantan State Syariah Enactment

3 things we learnt from the Kelantan State Syariah Enactment

What did we learn from Kelantan’s latest syariah foray?

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No God For Ahmadiyah

No God For Ahmadiyah

A review of the Ahmadiyah case by Pauline Ting, forever intern of Pusat Rakyat LB. For months, the lawyers prepared the necessary papers; applicants were interviewed, most of them refugees from other countries.  These refugees came to Malaysia hoping that things will get better in a new country.  Malaysia, claiming to be a moderate Islamic [...]

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On the Fruitless Debate over an Islamic vs a Secular State

On the Fruitless Debate over an Islamic vs a Secular State

Andrew Yong’s attempt at shedding light without generating too much heat.

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Hudud, The Constitution, and The People

Hudud, The Constitution, and The People

Who does the Federal Constitution belong to?

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What Do Our Freedoms Really Mean?

What Do Our Freedoms Really Mean?

Is it all talk?

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There is no such thing as offending your religion!

There is no such thing as offending your religion!

Louis Liaw explains why we should be allowed to critique and question religious beliefs.

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Groups want Lord Bobo punished for “royal insult”

Groups want Lord Bobo punished for “royal insult”

You couldn’t make this up.

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Ask Lord Bobo: Who Can Use Allah — The Definitive Answer

Ask Lord Bobo: Who Can Use Allah — The Definitive Answer

Interpreting the Court of Appeal decision.

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Ask Lord Bobo: Of Allah, and other things that should be banned

Ask Lord Bobo: Of Allah, and other things that should be banned

Lord Bobo gets on the banned-wagon.

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Ask Lord Bobo: Almost impossible to leave Islam

Ask Lord Bobo: Almost impossible to leave Islam

Is it possible to convert out of Islam?

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The Court of Appeal’s flawed approach to the “Kalimah Allah” case

The Court of Appeal’s flawed approach to the “Kalimah Allah” case

Views from an international human rights lawyer.

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Thinking Aloud in the Case of Bible Seizures

Thinking Aloud in the Case of Bible Seizures

King Chai calls on Malaysians to just sit down, breathe, and think for a minute.

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50 Years of Democracy — A Forum You Must Not Miss!

50 Years of Democracy — A Forum You Must Not Miss!

50 years of democracy — has it weakened or strengthened our Federal Constitution?

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