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The New York Times: Malaysian Custody Dispute Lost Between Courts

The NY Times has again quoted LoyarBurokker K.Shanmuga in its coverage of the Indira Gandhi custody case where recently a civil court overruled the decision of a syariah court. This latest article reports on her ex-husband’s failed attempt in getting a stay order on that ruling and her plans to contest her children’s conversion.

The New York Times: Clearer Limits Sought in Malaysia for Shariah Courts’ Role

The New York Times on 12 March featured the article titled above in reaction to the Indira Gandhi custody case where the Ipoh High Court in Perak overruled a Syariah court decision. LoyarBurokkers K. Shanmuga, who acted for Ms. Gandhi and Edmund Bon are quoted in the article, reproduced below.

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