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Saiful Bukhari: A “real” victim?

Saiful Bukhari: A “real” victim?

AS often is in cases of sexual assault, the accuser in Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s second sodomy trial has been subjected to much public scrutiny. Media outlets and other Malaysians have combed through so many details of Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan’s private life. These range from details of his family and student life, [...]

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Will Anwar be ambushed by trial?

Will Anwar be ambushed by trial?

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (file pic) DATUK Seri Anwar Ibrahim has failed in his bid, at the Court of Appeal, to obtain evidence from the public prosecutor about his alleged act of sodomy with a young former aide. Layperson reactions have naturally been cynical, dismissing the judgment as political in nature. Indeed, the Court of [...]

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Uthayakumar’s bid to move sedition trial to High Court dismissed

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 Oct 2009: The High Court today dismissed lawyer P Uthayakumar’s application to transfer his sedition trial from the Sessions Court to the High Court. Justice Datuk Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah said Uthayakumar’s main argument that the case involved complicated issues in law held no merit. He said Sessions Court judges had all [...]

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3 Nov for mention of Anwar’s sodomy trial

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 Sept 2009: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy trial was set for re-mention on 3 Nov 2009, after the High Court was told that the prosecution’s appeal against the court order to supply documents to the defence was still pending at the Court of Appeal. Deputy Public Prosecutor Datuk Nordin Hassan told the [...]

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Gerakan opposes detention without trial

Gerakan opposes detention without trial

PETALING JAYA, 26 June 2009: Gerakan has reiterated its position that detention without trial is unjust and has called for the Internal Security Act (ISA) to be replaced. “It (the ISA) is an outdated law. It is unfair to the detainees to be detained without trial,” Gerakan deputy president Datuk Chang Ko Youn said in [...]

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30 June decision in Kasitah graft case

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 May 2009: The High Court has set 30 June for the decision in the corruption case involving former Land and Cooperative Development Minister Tan Sri Kasitah Gaddam. Justice Suraya Othman set the date after the prosecution and defence completed their submissions today. A total of 31 prosecution witnesses had testified, including former [...]

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