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Pelancaran Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan

September 11, 2014

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I had applied to the High Court to strike out the sedition charge pending against me in the Sessions Court on the grounds that the Sedition Act, 1948 is bad law. That application was struck out by the High Court judge, without the merits of my application being heard, after the judge upheld preliminary objections […]

You are with me, bro? Good, then walk with Ali on 8th September

September 6, 2014

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I was told yesterday that Ali Abd Jalil would be charged for sedition next Monday, 8th September. I contacted him on Facebook this morning and he confirmed that he would be charged at 9am on Monday at the Selayang Sessions Court. I asked him what was the statement he is alleged to have made that […]

Sorry, did I hear you right? Did I hear you say, “I’m with you, bro”?

September 5, 2014

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I was at the KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall this morning for a Negara-Ku people’s movement press conference. You can read about that in the Rakyat Times HERE. Immediately after our press conference, another was due to take place, by the Gabungan Hapus Akta Hasutan. I thought I would stay on to lend my […]

Still just talking, or have you let your signature do your walking this time?

March 5, 2014

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Don’t know what I am going on about this morning? Well, click HERE to find out. Then please do the right thing, if you haven’t already done so.

The king can do no wrong? Understanding why we still have the law of sedition

February 21, 2014

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While having dinner, a reader came up and asked me to explain why Karpal was convicted and what the sedition law is about. Lim, hope this video clip is helpful.

Understanding the implications and the impact of the law of sedition

May 29, 2013

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If the law is bad, break it

April 27, 2012

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I got a call from a reporter a little while ago to ask my thoughts on the court order obtained by the authorities, banning the Duduk Bantah Bersih 3.0 taking place at Dataran Merdeka. To explain my point to her, I shared this little episode that took place whilst in I was in London in […]