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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Toby, currently interning at Pusat Rakyat LB, critically discusses the recent Noorfadilla case (where damages were reduced by 90 percent) and compares this with the approaches of the European Court of Human Rights and the US courts when awarding damages in cases of human rights violations. In the case of Noorfadilla Ahmad Saikin, the Shah […]
Khadijah who survived the rigorous internship programme at Pusat Rakyat LB discusses the possible benefits of prosecution guidelines to the discourse on freedom of expression in Malaysia. Although the Attorney-General announced that he was dropping the sedition charge against Professor Azmi Sharom in February 2016, the ubiquity of the Sedition Act 1948 left a bitter […]
George Varughese, Vice-President of the Malaysian Bar opening remarks at Strategic Litigation Conference #SLC
Closing remarks by Edmund Bon at the MCCHR-BC Strategic Litigation Conference, 3 October 2015
“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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Do you want to know more about net neutrality and right to be forgotten? Do you want to know how these concepts will be applied in Malaysia? Come to our Strategic Litigation Camp on Internet Freedom – 25 to 28 February 2015 (leaving to Port Dickson only at 6pm on 25 February 2015). Programme is […]
Justine’s public ecstasy.
Pengalaman Azrina di Kem Litigasi Strategik anjuran MCCHR dan KLYLC.
Mary O’Donovan shares with us her unique and enlightening Malaysian internship experience.
Minda yang dibebaskan di Kem #StLit pada 21-23 Jun 2013.
Does it mean what we think it means?
Any book worth banning, is a book worth reading.
A lamentation on the slim probability of success in strategic litigation cases.
Strategic litigation as a tool to promote constitutionalism and human rights in Malaysia