Tag Archives: Bar President

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 […]