Monday, October 25, 2021

Lawyers for Liberty

Rights group slams successive govts for going after Nur Sajat

Lawyers for Liberty says the cosmetics entrepreneur was persecuted by both the Perikatan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan governments.

Don’t appeal High Court ruling on equal citizenship if you’re sincere, govt told

Lawyers for Liberty also says the High Court's decision is already in line with the proposed amendment and has force of law.

Lawyers group slams charge against activist for post on treatment of refugees

Lawyers for Liberty says it is 'nonsensical' that such exposures could be detrimental to public order or morality.

Weeding out xenophobia at home ministry the solution to forced labour problem, govt told

Lawyers for Liberty says the home ministry must stop its harsh treatment of migrants and commit to conducting significant changes to current migration laws.

Govt must take immediate action on custodial deaths

The time for an independent oversight body to monitor the police is long overdue.

‘Akin to police state’: lawyers slam need for travel permit to attend court

Lawyers for Liberty says access to justice should not rely on the permission of enforcement bodies.

Rights group slams Singapore over S$5,000 fine on lawyer

LFL says M Ravi's work has resulted in regular harassment and intimidation by the Singapore government, police, AG's office and judiciary.

Rights group warns cops against ‘Sosma crackdown’

Lawyers for Liberty says using Sosma for this purpose will only see the police embroiled in an 'unending cycle of abuse of power'.

Guidelines won’t stop abuse of SOP law, say rights lawyers

Lawyers for Liberty says criminal penalties should also be proportionate to the gravity of the offence.

Rights group warns of ‘climate of fear’ over fake news ordinance

Lawyers for Liberty says a state of emergency 'is not a licence to arbitrarily legislate laws'.

Rights group warns against targeting LGBT after spectre of heavier punishments

Lawyers for Liberty urges the government to follow the example of other Muslim-majority countries that have recognised the rights of the transgender community.

Jangan guna tentera tangkap orang awam, kata kumpulan hak asasi

Wujud kebimbangan kerana anggota tentera tidak terlatih dalam prosedur menangkap orang awam, kata Lawyers for Liberty.

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