November 26, 2014

Malaysian Law Professor’s Remarks
On Crisis Lead to Sedition Charges

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Azmi Sharom, an associate professor of law at the University of Malaysia Faculty of Law compared an ongoing political crisis to a situation in 2009 and criticised the secrecy with which the issue was treated. He is being prosecuted for sedition. CCS requested that to the extent his statements were made in respect to his professional competence as a legal scholar, the charges should be dropped as  … continue reading >>

Continued Police Investigation of Malaysian Law Professor After Reinstatement Violates Academic Freedom, CCS States

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CCS wrote a letter to the Prime Minister of Malaysia protesting the continuing investigation of Aziz Bari, a law professor at International Islamic University of Malaysia.  … continue reading >>