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Case Preview: Jali bin Yusof & Anor v Kerajaan Negeri Johor & Anor JB-21 NCvC-7-12/2019

Introduction The Gemas-Johor Baharu Electrified Double-Tracking Project (EDTP) is a railway construction project from Johor Bahru to Gemas. The project spanning over 197 km cuts across land belonging to the Jakun indigenous community residing in Kampung Sungai Lenek in Mukim Bekok, Segambut, Johor.[1] It was alleged that their land was

The SIS Fatwa Case: Part Three

Dating back to 2014, the Selangor Fatwa Committee had issued an edict (fatwa) declaring Sisters In Islam (SIS) as ‘deviant from the teachings of Islam’, who subscribes to ‘liberalism and religious pluralism’. five years on, a decision has finally been made based on the merits of the case and in

The SIS Fatwa Case: Part Two

PusatRakyatLB intern Camille Ancelot gives an update on the recent development of the SIS Fatwa Case hearing at Kuala Lumpur High Court.

MyMP Survey: Accessibility and Engagement between the Rakyat and Members of Parliament (MPs)

The MyMP project is a website that provides an introduction to Members of Parliament (MPs) in Malaysia. It aims to provide opportunity for the voters to get to know their MPs, enhance closer relationship between the voters and MPs, and to educate voters about parliamentary democracy. 1. Introduction The Malaysian

4 Videos That Will Make You Rethink Freedom of Religion in Malaysia

Where can you visit a church, a Buddhist temple, a mosque, a Gurdwara and a Hindu temple within walking distance of each other? In Malaysia, you can. Malaysia is known for being one of the most diverse countries in Asia. It is home to people of different races and cultural

Vacancy Announcement – MCCHR CEO

The Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) a.k.a Pusat Rakyat LoyarBurok is looking for a Chief Executive Officer to assist the MCCHR in carrying out its activities. The MCCHR is a community-based organisation based in Jalan Pantai Baharu, Kuala Lumpur. Established in March 2011, its mission is to

Vacancy Announcement: MCCHR Project Officer

Announcement for role as the Project Officer for a “National Consultation on Media Freedom and the Proposed Establishment of a Media Council” The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) and the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) are looking for a Project Officer to assist them to carry out