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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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#Bersih4 #YellowRiseMalaysia — Yellow “Ong Ong” Blessings for #DearNajib

#Bersih4 #YellowRiseMalaysia — Yellow “Ong Ong” Blessings for #DearNajib

A time for cleansing.

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Dear Paprika: What Could Happen After BERSIH 4

Dear Paprika: What Could Happen After BERSIH 4

There are lesson to be learned from history.

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Dear Paprika: I Am Not Too Sure About BERSIH 4

Dear Paprika: I Am Not Too Sure About BERSIH 4

Pepper’s latest letter to his daughter.

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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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The Right of Girls to Education: A Fight for Equal Opportunities

The Right of Girls to Education: A Fight for Equal Opportunities

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela Education is a fundamental right. It is enhanced in Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Nevertheless, according to the UNESCO, more than 61 million children of primary education age are not attending school. They suffer […]

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Why I Will Not Attend Bersih 4

Why I Will Not Attend Bersih 4

Abdul Haleem explains why he won’t be there.

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