Forum in Penang today: ‘Return of preventive detention?’ (Reminder)


Aliran is holding a public forum on the implications of the amendments to the Prevention of Crime Act and the Penal Code on 12 November in Penang.


Public forum: Return of preventive detention?

Date: Tuesday, 12 November 2013
Venue: Kompleks Masyarakat Penyayang (next to Penang Governor’s Residence)
Time: 8.00pm


Mr Christopher Leong, Bar Council president
Topic: Amendments to the Prevention of Crime Act

YB Mohamed Hanipa Maidin, Pas legal advisor, MP for Sepang
Topic: Amendments to the Penal Code

Dr Prema Devaraj, Aliran exco member
Topic: A civil society perspective and response

Moderator: Dr Francis Loh, Aliran president

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15 Nov 2013 10.04am

How to fight crime when the authority is afraid of the Lego mural in JB?

13 Nov 2013 1.12pm

Whenever the ruling powers took up arms against freedom and right, the court rooms were often used as the most convenient and plausible weapons. The authority of courts is a force that can be used both for justice and injustice. In the hands of a just govt., it becomes the best means of attaining right and justice, but for a repressive and tyrannical govts., no other weapon is better fitted for vengeance and injustice than this. History bears witness that, next to battlefield, it is in the courts that some of the greatest acts of injustice in history have taken… Read more »

10 Nov 2013 11.20am

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7 Nov 2013 11.11pm

Before GE the … Cheap also say NO but he bluff all of you after he won. Also same with the opther sides from PR & Lge.

We have all been cheated.