Tag Archives: Christopher Leong

March 15

Despite trouncing at Bar AGM, G100 members insist Leong must eat Anwar case remark

Members of the G100 remained adamant that Christopher Leong must retract his statement on Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s prosecution, despite lawyers overwhelmingly rejecting its bid to censure the Malaysian Bar president for his remarks. Ahmad Kamal, one of the 100 signatories in the group, told Malay Mail Online that the G100 will not concede its […]

March 14

Bar AGM draws unprecedented numbers over controversial motions

The larger attendance at this year’s Bar Council annual general meeting is seen to represent support for its president Christopher Leong, who faces a motion that calls for him to retract a press release on the sodomy conviction of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.  V. Anbalagan and Elizabeth Zachariah from the Malaysian Insider report: 14 March […]

March 14

Motion to censure Shafee at Bar Council AGM withdrawn after injunction served

A motion to censure Umno lawyer Mohd Shafee Abdullah at the Bar Council’s annual general meeting today has been withdrawn after he obtained a court injunction yesterday. Free Malaysia Today reports: “We have been served the injunction, we abide by the terms. The motion will not be tabled,” outgoing Bar Council president Christopher Leong was […]

March 13

Lawyer Shafee succeeds in securing injunction from the KL High Court to prevent motion at the Malaysian Bar’s AGM

UPDATED Lawyer Mohamed Shafee Abdullah today succeeded in securing an injunction from the Kuala Lumpur High Court to prevent a motion being tabled tomorrow at the Malaysian Bar’s Annual General Meeting to debate his conduct. The Order was granted ex parte in chambers earlier today by High Court Judge Asmabi Mohamad. Shafee was represented by […]

March 08

G100 says 14 days over – calls for immediate resignation of Bar Council President Christoher Leong

G100 calls for the immediate resignation of Christopher Leong as President of the Malaysian Bar Yesterday marked the 14th day from when the group of 100 lawyers (otherwise known as G100) issued its first press statement dated 21st February 2015, calling for Mr. Christopher Leong as President of the Malaysian Bar, to retract his disparaging […]

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

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 13

Shafee throws down the gauntlet to Anwar’s supporters

THE man who on Tuesday secured Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s conviction for sodomising his former aide, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan, threw down the gauntlet to those questioning the merits of the win, and to argue their case with him, purely on facts. The interview below was first published in the New Straits Times dated February […]