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SUARAM Annual Human Rights Report 2017 and Pakatan’s Human Rights Promises After 100 Days

PusatRakyatLB intern Frances attended the launch and briefly analyses the report to consider how much the new Pakatan government has made a difference after its first 100 days.    On 19 June 2018, SUARAM held the launch of its annual human rights report at the Chinese Assembly Hall in Kuala Lumpur. At this event, the […]

Story of the first ever Level 2 Strategic Litigation Training

Story of the first ever Level 2 Strategic Litigation Training

In her first ever article, Sarah-Ann Yong writes about her experience during the first ever MCCHR Level 2 (Intermediate) Strategic Litigation training (1-4 December 2016) where she met moot court judges Nasty, Nastier and Nastiest. Fourteen young lawyers were very fortunate to be selected to attend the first ever Level 2 (Intermediate) Strategic Litigation training […]

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The Latest CLP Ruling Amendments Are Reasonable

Hear what these young people have to say about the latest CLP Ruling Amendments

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Opening Remarks: Strategic Litigation Conference #SLC, 3 October 2015

Opening Remarks: Strategic Litigation Conference #SLC, 3 October 2015

George Varughese, Vice-President of the Malaysian Bar opening remarks at Strategic Litigation Conference #SLC

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The BON Con: A Call to Action

The BON Con: A Call to Action

Closing remarks by Edmund Bon at the MCCHR-BC Strategic Litigation Conference, 3 October 2015

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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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Of Camaraderie and Human Rights

Of Camaraderie and Human Rights

“I believe that the law on Human Rights is a necessary complement to the rules and regulations such as the Constitution that governs the nation. More so, its importance is elevated in the contemporary era of democracy. Without Human Rights people lose their rights to be relevant; for their rights to be taken into account […]

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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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On the Way Back from KL

On the Way Back from KL

This post has previously been published on GarfieldNyan and is reproduced with the permission of the author. This is Raffael Lim’s first article on LoyarBurok. On the way back from KL, I saw an old Indian lady, dressed in a somewhat shabby dress, in the LRT. Her appearance was one of great hardship, exemplified by the […]

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Dear Paprika: It Is My Fault; I Did Nothing But Complain

Dear Paprika: It Is My Fault; I Did Nothing But Complain

Pepper Lim recounts to Paprika some of the things we could be doing instead of just complaining.

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I Buried A Bird Today

I Buried A Bird Today

Mei Mei Chu, on a particularly difficult week at the news desk.

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Baseline Study of Business and Human Rights in ASEAN: Malaysia

Baseline Study of Business and Human Rights in ASEAN: Malaysia

This baseline study looks specifically at the State Duty to Protect in the UN “Protect, Respect, and Remedy” Framework (UN Framework). What government bodies have the responsibility to prevent, investigate, punish and redress business-related human rights abuses? There are no specific government body that is tasked with this responsibility. However, there are a number of […]

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KPUM’s ASASI Internship Programme

KPUM’s ASASI Internship Programme

The first internship programme of its kind.

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Ask Lord Bobo: How do human rights lawyers stay motivated?

Ask Lord Bobo: How do human rights lawyers stay motivated?

Have you freed your spirit?

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#Fellatio: A Writer’s Freedom of Expression and Sexism

#Fellatio: A Writer’s Freedom of Expression and Sexism

Animah Kosai’s interpretation, and where she thinks we should go from here.

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Ask Lord Bobo: Did you really believe the ISA was gone forever?

Ask Lord Bobo: Did you really believe the ISA was gone forever?

You naive fool.

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Adequate housing should not exist only in gated communities

Adequate housing should not exist only in gated communities

We have a right to basic security.

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An Electric Shock! Mon expérience du Strategic Litigation Camp

An Electric Shock! Mon expérience du Strategic Litigation Camp

Ooh la la!

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I Achieved Ecstasy at the Strategic Litigation Camp

I Achieved Ecstasy at the Strategic Litigation Camp

Justine’s public ecstasy.

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The Asian Journal of Legal Studies — Call for Papers

The Asian Journal of Legal Studies — Call for Papers

Calling all entries for the first volume of the Asian Journal of Legal Studies!

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