Tag: national security council act
Court of Appeal says the opposition leader should have gone straight to the Federal Court as he is challenging the competency of Parliament to pass the law.
If we were paranoid, we'd say he's giving an excuse for the government to declare emergency rule.
Former prime minister says people's movement would appeal again to the King and all the Rulers as the signatories to the Citizens' Declaration are their subjects.
Opposition leader stresses the present, not past is his main concern following daughter's push for apology from Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
PSM's S Arutchelvan and DAP's Syerleena Abdul Rashid claim it all depends on how desperate Prime Minister Najib Razak is.
Former premier claims the Act 'relegates the Constitution to the back burner' after law professor dismisses his arguments, saying that an Emergency cannot be declared at the King's own discretion.
Umno secretary-general says he is bewildered by former premier's contradictory shifts in thinking
Najib slams Mahathir for always criticising other leaders as being incorrect. 'Tunku Abdul Rahman was wrong, Hussein Onn was wrong, Musa Hitam was wrong, Abdullah was wrong, and the latest, the Sultan of Johor, was also wrong'.
It should cease being a mere rubber stamp, says Ideas chief Wan Saiful.
Governments are giving themselves more powers and there is real fear that critics and peaceful protesters, not just terrorists, are also being targeted.
National Security Council Act to take effect from Monday, with critics warning law's expansive powers could now be used to silence critics of 1MDB scandal.