In her second article for the best blawg on earth, Marion examines the narrow circumstances the European Court of Human Rights limit satirical expression. On 31 October 2017, the Federal Court sent the Fahmi Reza case back to the Sessions Court, after ruling that the order granted by the High Court (to have the constitutionality […]
…how our personal information is being used and stored by digital platforms raise many questions.
Stereotypes can sometimes be empowering. This book review reveals why.
Look at the many “wars” on morality that our government has waged on teenagers…
Marion who is interning with the MCCHR writes about the ‘bin Abdullah’ case, from a rights-based perspective as well as the social and cultural dimensions. Marion does not realise that becoming an intern with the MCCHR is a pledge to serve the MCCHR for life. On 25th July 2017, the Court of Appeal dismissed the […]
Our Long Seh Lih will be speaking at the Malaysian Women Lawyers Conference on 16 November 2017. It is a not-to-be-missed event not only because you get to see Seh Lih in action but you will be inspired by the many trailblazers, who have failed, got up, and found the courage to continue to inspire […]
Here is a brief summary of the AFEC-SEA meeting and the APRiFG, attended by Louis Liaw. Louis does not realise that he is now forever bound to the MCCHR who shall call upon him to serve the MCCHR however and whenever. As a member of the Advocates for Freedom of Expression Coalition – South East […]
Read retired Judge, Dato’ Seri Mohd Hishamudin Yunus’s speech on Islam, law and the Constitution
Hui Matthew talks about how she copes with the guilt of being a super active mom.
Activist mom Honey Tan shares her unconventional way of bringing up her son
Read this inspiring story of Surita, a mother of two, who shares that as a mother she constantly worries for her children, especially her son who is autistic and has been diagnosed with leukaemia, and how she draws strength from God and her family. She confessed feeling a little nervous about the interview when we […]
Today Priscilla and Sarah chronicle the journey of Esther, a courageous mother who came to Malaysia as a refugee. Esther tells a harrowing tale of how she came to Malaysia, for a better life for her and her child. Esther has not seen her parents in five years. Tears fill her eyes every time she […]
Sarah-Ann and Priscilla continue their Mother’s Day tribute with an interview with Dr. Hartini Zainudin, activist and mother. If there’s one word to describe Dr. Hartini Zainudin’s motherhood journey, it would be “unconventional”. We had the privilege of catching this passionate lady on her “off day” to speak about her values and principles in raising […]
In the second article of the ‘Mother’s Day 2017’ series, Priscilla and Sarah-Ann speaks to Thila about her remarkable journey and strength with her equally remarkable son, Murkeish. “Can you please stop crying, Ma? I don’t want to see tears in your eyes. Go wash your face, apply some powder and comb your hair, then […]
In conjunction with Mother’s Day 2017, Sarah-Ann and Priscilla decided to dabble in a mini passion project to interview and feature the stories of seven mothers in Malaysia. Their strength, courage and dedication towards their children, family and society serve as beacons of inspiration for all of us. The immaculate house was decorated tastefully with […]
Simpton Penyakit Yang Menular Saya dapati terdapat budaya toksik/racun yang rata-ratanya penuh amarah, kutuk-mengutuk dan percubaan untuk menjatuhkan orang lain dalam perbincangan di ruang awam terutamanya di talian maya daripada komuniti Melayu berpelembagaan. Antaranya isu RUU355 yang menimbulkan perasaan yang kuat antara mereka yang menyokong dan membantahnya. Saya sebagai ahli BEBAS juga mengambil bahagian dengan […]
Dear Loyarburokkers (this time, only Loyarburokkers who are members of the Malaysian Bar), Hear ye hear ye! Lord Bobo calls upon thee to participate in the Best Survey in the World – ‘LAWYERS: ACCESS TO JUSTICE: CHALLENGING PRO BONO IN MALAYSIA’. We trust that all you readers of the blawg know how much we value […]
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“To see a wrong and not to expose it, is to become a silent partner to its continuance.” – Dr. John Raymond Baker. It is based on this premise that the Plaintiff, Syed Omar bin Syed Agil, sought protection and remedies as a whistleblower under the Whistleblower Protection Act 2010 (“the Act”) for exposing financial […]
Often, when prospective clients go to meet lawyers, especially for the first time, they do not know what to prepare for them. That is understandable. As a result the meeting becomes long, tedious and inefficient for both client and the lawyer. This guide is written for those that have or expect to have a court […]