A press statement from Kim Quek, author of banned book “The March to Putrajaya” on why he is mounting a challenge on the legitimacy of the ban and seizure of his book.
We, the BERSIH 2.0 steering committee, invite your organisation to join and unite with us to advance clean and fair elections in Malaysia. Much still needs to be done and Bersih 2.0 needs your support and help to make the mission come true for a democratic Malaysia. Please bring your members and friends to the […]
The list of candidates for Bar Council 2011/2012 is out. You have a say in determining who would be the decision-makers of the body governing our profession!
[UPDATED on 31 October 2010 with links to the Protest Memo here and video recording of the protest here.] [UPDATED on 29 October 2010 with video of the press conference held by the family of the complainant.] PROTEST MEMO TO IGP ON 30TH OCTOBER 2010 (re: the beating and abduction of K. Selvachandran by the […]
A day after Alan Shadrake’s book “Once A Jolly Hangman” was launched in Singapore, he was arrested, detained and interrogated. The verdict of his trial is expected on 28 October 2010. If found guilty Alan faces up to 2 years imprisonment. He is 76 years-old and suffers from serious medical problems.
This year is the 23rd anniversary of mass arrests and detentions using the dreaded Internal Security Act -106 Malaysians under Operation Lalang and 22 Singaporeans under Operation Spectrum. To re-examine this significant era, two books by ex-ISA detainees will be launched this evening.
In conjunction with the anniversary of Ops Lalang, come listen to artists/actvists explore complex issues at Ops Bilang. Featuring Fahmi Reza, Pang Khee Teik, Fahmi Fadzil, Amir Muhammad, Jo Kukathas, Vernon Adrian Emuang and many more. Organised by the Centre for Independent Journalism.
Not sure what to with your ballot paper? “Candidate Watch” a first-of-its-kind initiative by the KL Bar Young Lawyers Committee will be assisting you by sending candidates a set of pertinent questions and publishing the answers on the Bar website. Watch this space!
A dialogue on the State of Our Practice will be held on Friday, 29 October @ 3.00p.m. in the KL Bar Auditorium. Three eminent members of the Bar will be speaking at this dialogue: Tommy Thomas, Lim Chee Wee, and LoyarBurokker Fahri Azzat.
Do you know your Bar Council election candidates? Candidate Watch will revolutionise how you vote for your Bar Council members.
The Student Freedom Fund – An Initiative to Support and Promote Student Freedom & Liberty in Malaysia. The fund was born out of a LoyarBurok idea and set up to aid the financial needs for legal proceedings of the UKM 4 to continue challenging the constitutionality of AUKU.
The LoyarBurok interviews with FFF 2010 winners closes with Loo Que Lin whose short documentary “Pilih” on the campus election and the state of this democratic process in our universities.
Temuramah LoyarBurok dengan tiga pemenang FreedomFilmFest2010 bersambung dengan saudara Abri Yok Chopil. Beliau merupakan salah satu dari tiga pemenang tahun ini dengan hasil karyanya, “Hak Dinafikan” The LoyarBurok Interview: “Kisah Tauke Mancis dan Minyak Tumpah”
Did that police intimidation video get you down? Well, it is Sunday today and we at LoyarBurok like giving out Sunday sweets. So we give you “That Okay Song” by the same f’lers who brought you that hip-hop sensation “I Am A Macha.” Got musical guest star too!
FreedomFilmFest is back for the 7th year! The two-day festival will feature 14 award winning Malaysian and international human rights documentaries. Check out the winners’ trailer here! The main premier will be held at Menara PKNS, Petaling Jaya 16 – 17 October.
Journalists and filmmakers, Sheridan Mahavera and Siti Nurbaiyah Nadzmi talk about their Freedom Film Fest 2010 entry, “Kisah Tauke Mancis dan Minyak Tumpah.” The short documentary centres around a century-old Hindu temple and its re-location that lead to the “cow head protest.”
All Hail Lord Bobo! He knocked some sense into the LB Tee crew and the LB Tee is back in black for women! He wants you to have The LB Baby Tee! Available in 3 sizes – Cili Padi, Freedom Sized, and Lots of Love.
It is a cruel, inhuman, and degrading form of punishment.
Marina Mahathir endorses it, Edmund Bon officiates it, Farish Noor demystifies it. Malaysia’s only sexuality rights festival is kicking off on 13 October 8pm! Straight, bent or zig-zag all are welcome! This week long of events will see Farish Noor talking lingerie, LoyarBurokker filmmaker Mien premiering the HerStory project, LoyarBurokker Ong Jo-Lene collaborating on “Portraits Of The Unspoken” and lots more!
Amnesty International Malaysia dengan kerjasama Rumah Anak Teater mempertunjukkan “Banduan Akhir.” Pementasan teater ini adalah sebuah penceritaan yang diinspirasikan daripada kisah Yong Vui Kong, seorang remaja Malaysia yang berhadapan dengan hukuman gantung sampai mati di Singapura.