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Bar Council to sue govt over lawyer detentions

Bar Council to sue govt over lawyer detentions

PETALING JAYA, 15 May 2009: The Bar Council plans to file a civil suit against the government for the unlawful detention of five lawyers on 7 May and for denying them access to detainees. Other defendants in the suit will be Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan, and Brickfields OCPD ACP Wan Abdul Bahari […]

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Will the IPCMC haunt the EAIC?

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 March 2009: The Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) bill, unveiled for first reading in parliament yesterday, comes some three years after the proposal for the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC). Criticised as being an inadequate alternative, it looks unlikely for the new commission to rid itself of the shadows of […]

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Busy Parliament ahead

Busy Parliament ahead

KUALA LUMPUR: Members of Parliament (MPs) have their work cut out when they return on Monday (16 Feb 2009) for the first sitting of the second session in the 12th Parliament with bills, a mini-budget, and by-elections to keep them busy. The 20-day session ending on 19 March would begin with the opening by the […]

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Reforming the police

Reforming the police

THE recent events relating to the death of Kugan Ananthan while in police custody have revived public concern and outcry over the ways police carry out their investigation, especially in interrogating suspects. Death in custody further complicates the situation, and in this case the family, community and general public have lost confidence in the independence […]

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