Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 21

Lawyers demand Bar president apologise, retract statement ‘attacking judiciary’

Some 100 lawyers have signed a petition to censure Malaysian Bar president Christopher Leong for bringing the judiciary into contempt following his remarks that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was “persecuted, not prosecuted”, after the opposition leader lost his last appeal against a sodomy conviction. The lawyers, all from the peninsula, said Leong’s press statement on […]

February 18

Dialogue with Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah

Here is a video clip of the Dialogue with Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah held at the at the Akademi Kepimpinan Kapten Hussein on Tuesday 17 February 2015. It captures much of what was elucidated by Shafee on Sodomy II and the purported conspiracy hurled by Anwar. Shafee speaks in both Malay and in English. […]

February 18

Bar Council controlled by opposition, says Shafee

In a Dialogue with Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah organised at the Akademi Kepimpinan Kapten Hussein on Tuesday 17 February 2015, Kini TV captures this video clip to share. Shafee tells the audience that the country’s Bar Council is controlled by the opposition. He adds that the Attorney General should take to task Christopher […]

February 18

Sarawak business tycoon to sue former wife and team for fraud and forgery

The accusation by Shahnaz Abdul Majid against her former husband Sarawak business entrepreneur Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib of bringing an unmarried Australian woman to his sister’s wedding, was today demolished in the Kuala Lumpur Shahriah court when it was proved that Abu Bekir was legally married to the Australian. In a cross examination on January […]

February 17

Sirul mulls revealing all on Altantuya murder

After fleeing to Australia to escape the hangman’s noose, former police commando Sirul Azhar Umar is now mulling answering the biggest riddle in the Altantuya Shaariibuu murder – why did he and Azilah Hadri shoot dead the Mongolian woman and blow up her remains with explosives? MalaysiaKini has the report: In a recent telephone conversation […]

February 17

Twitter users not blaming BN for Anwar verdict, survey shows

A survey of Twitter users has shown that just less than 2 per cent polled blame the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN), Umno or Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy conviction and incarceration. The MalayMail OnLine has this report: The analysis by research firm Politweet published today also revealed that […]

February 16

Selangor cancels Kidex project

The Selangor government has cancelled the controversial Kinrara Damansara Expressway (Kidex), Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali announced today. Malaysian Insider reports: He said the concessionaire – Kidex Sdn Bhd which is owned by the wife of former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi and Umno lawyer Datuk Hafarizam Harun – had failed to fulfil the conditions […]