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Federal Court orders arrest of Ridhuan Abdullah

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today ordered the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Khalid Abu Bakar to arrest M. Indira Gandhi’s ex-husband Muhammad Ridhuan Abdullah for contempt of court. Ridhuan, formerly known as K. Patmanathan, had refused to return the couple’s youngest child Prasana Diksa, whom he abducted in 2009, to Indira. Speaking to reporters outside court, […]

Mat Sabu lawan SPR

Today I attended the press conference organized by Hishamuddin Rais and other Mat Sabu’s friends. The purpose of the press conference is to raise funds for Mat Sabu to pay his RM200K damages imposed by court in the defamation suit filed by former Elections Commission vice chairman, i donated RM500 on behalf of DAP Seputeh […]

Freed from sedition charge, Azmi Sharom says ‘common sense’ won

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 ― Universiti Malaya law lecturer Dr Azmi Sharom today hailed the victory of “common sense” in Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali’s decision to drop the sedition charges against the former. “I’m thankful that common sense has finally prevailed,” Azmi told Malay Mail Online, after Apandi used his discretionary powers to […]

Will Deepa’s daughter be allowed to practise Hindu faith, asks Teresa

With the dust barely settled on the custody battle between Hindu mother S. Deepa and her Muslim convert ex-husband, many questions remain unanswered over the fate of their two children, DAP said today. The party’s vice chairperson Teresa Kok who described yesterday Federal Court decision as “disappointing overall” said that one poser now was whether […]

More Malaysians will suffer Deepa, Indira’s fate if constitution unamended, DAP MP says

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — The Federal Constitution needs to be amended to avoid more Malaysians from suffering the fate of Hindu mothers M. Indira Gandhi and S. Deepa — who were both forced into long legal battles for custody of their children, DAP MP Teresa Kok said today. Despite the Federal Court’s ruling yesterday […]

Perkasa concerned over A-G’s ‘sudden’ plan to tweak OSA

Malay rights group Perkasa today expressed concern over the attorney-general’s plan to amend the Official Secrets Act 1972 (OSA), saying the move could cause a revolt. Its information chief Hassan Basri Muhammad said the group was concerned that Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali’s intention to change laws on confidential government information by imposing a heavier […]

Shafie Apdal breaks ranks with BN reps over TPPA

Former rural and regional development minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal today broke ranks with his fellow Barisan Nasional (BN) backbenchers over the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), saying there are many issues to be resolved before Malaysia could sign the trade pact. The Semporna MP questioned the need to “rush” into signing TPPA, and said […]

Teresa Kok withdraws transfer appeal for sedition trial

Seputeh MP Teresa Kok today withdrew her appeal against a High Court decision to dismiss her application for the transfer of her sedition trial to the High Court. Her lawyer S. N. Nair informed the Court of Appeal of the withdrawal, in light of the attorney-general’s decision to withdraw the sedition charge against her.

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