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Court allows judicial review of banned book

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 Aug 2009: The High Court (Appelate and Special Powers Division) here today allowed an application by Sisters in Islam (SIS) for a judicial review of a book which the government banned. Judicial Commissioner Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof made the order after listening to arguments by senior federal counsel Noor Hishamuddin Ismail who […]

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Bar can act even if complaint withdrawn

Bar can act even if complaint withdrawn

PERMATANG PASIR, 19 Aug 2009: The Bar Council can act as a complainant against a lawyer in the event the original complaint is withdrawn, Malaysian Bar secretary George Varughese said today. Varughese was explaining the decision by the Bar’s disciplinary board to disbar Rohaizat Othman, Barisan Nasional (BN)’s candidate for the Permatang Pasir by-election, from […]

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Court rejects Kugan’s mum’s request

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Aug 2009: The High Court here today allowed a preliminary objection by the Royal Malaysia Police, and dismissed a notice of motion filed by the mother of suspected car thief, A Kugan. N Indra had wanted the police to return documents, and her son’s tissue samples and bodily fluids. Kugan died in […]

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Kg Buah Pala demolition postponed again

PENANG, 4 Aug 2009: The demolition of houses in Kampung Buah Pala, which was supposed to take place today, has been postponed for the second time to enable the problem to be resolved by the residents and the developer. Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy said the developer, Nusmetro Ventures (P) Sdn Bhd, had agreed […]

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Kg Buah Pala residents file for leave to appeal

PUTRAJAYA, 31 July 2009: The Kampung Buah Pala residents in Penang have filed for leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of their application to set aside the writ of vacant possession and the bailiff’s notice.  The residents’ lawyer, Darshan Singh Khaira, when contacted said the application was filed […]

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International observer for Karpal’s trial

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 July 2009: The High Court has allowed an international observer from Lawasia (The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific) to hold a watching brief in the sedition trial of DAP chairperson Karpal Singh. Judicial Commissioner Azman Abdullah directed Lawasia to write officially to the court, and forward a copy of the […]

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