Lim Kit Siang

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Lim Kit Siang

A Step Forward, On a Long Path

Posted: 13 Oct 2011 10:02 PM PDT

AIPMC Press statement 13 October 2011 As part of the government of Myanmar’s earlier announcement of a general amnesty to release 6,359 prisoners starting from yesterday, at least 200 political prisoners have since been released. However, many more political prisoners, prisoners of conscience remain in indefinite detention. Thus, the AIPMC today reiterates its call for [...]

At variance with the Constitution

Posted: 13 Oct 2011 08:56 PM PDT

REFLECTING ON THE LAW By SHAD SALEEM FARUQI Star October 5, 2011 The clear intention of the 1957 Constitution was to allocate penal powers to the Federal Government and to confer on the states residual powers over minor syariah offences. WHENEVER a general election appears to be around the corner, some people find it politically [...]

Promise no surface land grabbed for MRT, Pua tells MRT Co

Posted: 13 Oct 2011 08:38 PM PDT

By Clara Chooi The Malaysian Insider Oct 14, 2011 KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — DAP MP Tony Pua today demanded that MRT Co issue a blanket decision for all land acquisition matters involving the Klang Valley MRT project, apart from its pledge to leave Jalan Sultan properties untouched. The Petaling Jaya Utara MP said no [...]

Why the hudud controversy will not die

Posted: 13 Oct 2011 08:29 PM PDT

by Pak Sako CPI 14 October 2011 PAS and DAP’s decision to ‘agree to disagree’ on hudud must be taken for what it really is: a politically-motivated temporary ceasefire. It does not resolve the hudud controversy. The controversy can never be resolved as long as the fundamental questions of the hudud debate continue to be [...]

Copycat judge in a copyright case!

Posted: 13 Oct 2011 06:29 PM PDT

By Martin Jalleh 14 Oct 2011 When the respected retired judge N H Chan called certain judges in the appellate courts "imposters", "intellectual and legal frauds", "incompetent", "inane", "ignoramuses", "inconsistent" and even an "idiotic" bunch, little did he realise that he was being very mild. Now it has come to the public's notice that crouching [...]

Rich world economic malaise to endure into 2012: Reuters poll

Posted: 13 Oct 2011 09:35 AM PDT

By Andy Bruce Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – Stagnation is probably the best many of the world’s biggest developed economies can hope for over the next year, with several facing a significant chance of recession, Reuters polls of around 350 economists showed on Thursday. After a promising start, 2011 has turned into an enormous disappointment for [...]

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