Category Archives: Bar Council

Najib instructed Cecil on SD2, Bar AGM told

By Hafiz Yatim Senior lawyer Cecil Abraham has allegedly admitted acting on Najib Abdul Razak’s instructions to prepare the late private investigator P Balasubramaniam’s controversial second statutory declaration (SD). Bala’s lawyer Americk Sidhu revealed this during the Malaysian Bar annual … Continue reading

Posted in Bar Council, Najib Abdul Razak

Bala’s passing won’t affect debates on probing lawyer

By Hafiz Yatim The sudden demise of P Balasubramaniam will not affect the debating of a motion at the Bar Council’s annual general meeting (AGM) tomorrow over the mystery surrounding his second statutory declaration (SD). The motion for the Bar … Continue reading

Posted in Bar Council, Obituary | 1 Comment

12 reasons why Philippines can’t claim Sabah

Christopher Leong, Malaysian Bar The Malaysian Bar is extremely concerned by reports of the armed intrusion by foreign elements and ongoing conflict in the areas of Lahad Datu and Semporna, in Sabah. We are deeply saddened by the deaths of … Continue reading

Posted in Bar Council, Lahad Datu standoff, Sabah

Chinese see Psy, Malays see May-13 film

Najib is playing a dangerous game in using ‘Tanda Putera’ to try to swing support for Umno. The similarities between 1969 and 2013 are uncanny. COMMENT By Mariam Mokhtar As we approach the 13th general election (GE13), Prime Minister Najib … Continue reading

Posted in Bar Council, Special Interest

Bar Council: RCI cannot be lawful excuse to defer polls

Despite the damning testimonies emanating from the Sabah royal commission of inquiry (RCI) over the issue of foreigners being made citizens last week, one thing is certain that the current RCI is not a lawful excuse to postpone elections. What … Continue reading

Posted in Bar Council, Sabah

Chief Justice Arifin: Stop corrupting judges and court officials

Arifin launching a book “The Civil Trial Guidebook” at a recent function. PUTRAJAYA: Chief Justice Tun Arifin Zakaria has called on lawyers and the public to stop corrupting the judges and court officials. He reaffirmed the judiciary’s commitment to uphold … Continue reading

Posted in Bar Council, Corruption

Cecil Abraham refuses to comment on SD2 allegations

Senior lawyer Cecil Abraham, who is allegedly embroiled in allegations of being involved in private investigator P Balasubramaniam’s second statutory declaration, has refused to say anything on the matter. When approached by Malaysiakini today following the conclusion of a court … Continue reading

Posted in Bar Council, Court case