Former Penang Bar Committee chairperson C V Prabhakaran, who had worked with Karpal, has described the late lawyer as “a valiant fighter for justice”. (more…)
The word legend is often lightly bandied about. But Karpal Singh will go down in the annals of Malaysian history as one of the rare legends – a fighter of a politician and brilliant lawyer who championed the democratic rights of Malaysians and took up a string of lost causes in the criminal justice system. (more…)
11.25pm – Anwar Ibrahim stresses the importance of fostering respect among the various religions.
He also highlights Karpal’s legal predicament. Pakatan leaders will head to court immediately after nomination to express solidarity with Karpal. Other Pakatan leaders have been hauled to court as well, and he asks Najib to stop this trend. (more…)