Antara hak dan batasan bersuara – Ilyani Khuszairy

HAK untuk bersuara, berekspresi atau mengutarakan pandangan sememangnya telah terpelihara di bawah Perkara 10(1)(a) Perlembagaan Persekutuan yang memperuntukkan bahawa setiap warganegara berhak ke atas kebebasan bercakap dan bersuara. Kebebasan ini banyak membantu dalam melindungi hak masyarakat awam dalam mengekspresikan pandangan masing-ma­sing dalam konteks peradaban masa kini. Namun terdapat segelintir masyarakat kita yang terlalu taksub menggunakan…

PRESS RELEASE: The Regressive Left: Human Rights Extortionists

24 January 2018 Defining Liberal Fascists Let’s be clear. Being Leftist does not inoculate you from behaving like a Fascist; just as authoritarianism is not the exclusive vice of the Right Wing. The Nazis, after all, were Socialist and lest we forget, Joseph “Dictator” Stalin and Chairman Mao Zedong were Communists, while Francisco “Fascist” Franco…

MEDIA STATEMENT: Advocating Atheism Is Against The Constitution

30 NOVEMBER 2017 The right to freedom of expression, as protected under Article 10 of the Federal Constitution, is accompanied by both the implicit and legal responsibility to exercise that right responsibly and in ways that do not disrupt the peace and harmony of our Malaysian society. In a country like Malaysia, where all religious…

Adakah Penahanan Presiden ASWAJA, Ustaz Zamihan Al-Ghari, Oleh Pihak Polis Mengikut Prosedur? – Aidil Khalid

Baru-baru ini dilaporkan bahawa Presiden Pertubuhan Ahli Sunnah Wal Jamaah Malaysia (ASWAJA), Ustaz Zamihan Al-Ghari, telah ditahan oleh pihak polis untuk membantu siasatan di bawah seksyen 4A Akta Hasutan, berhubung kenyataannya yang menegur sultan sebuah negeri, berhubung isu dobi mesra muslim. [1] Di bawah seksyen 3(1)(a) Akta Hasutan 1948, cemuhan terhadap Raja sememangnya telah ditakrifkan…

PRESS STATEMENT: Chinese schools are destructive to nation building, unconstitutional, and must be abolished for the good of the nation

5th February 2017 It was with interest, if also grave concern, that the Concerned Lawyers for Justice (CLJ) read the news-report published by Free Malaysia Today (FMT) dated February 4th, 2017, quoting one Farah Halijah Halim, that Chinese schools in the nation allegedly promotes unity. [1] Not only does the ‘personal experience’ example given by…