Tag: Official Secrets Act
Some 6,520 prisoners in Myanmar will be set free from prison doors today as President Win Myint pardons inmates as a customary around the time of its New Year 's day on April 17.
A judge found reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo guilty under the Official Secrets Act last September and sentenced them to seven years in prison.
The protesters released black balloons printed with the words "Free Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo".
The journalists, who pleaded not guilty, were investigating the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim villagers by the Myanmar security forces at the time of their arrest in December.
Yangon northern district judge Ye Lwin said Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, breached the colonial-era Official Secrets Act when they collected and obtained confidential documents.
Chief Secretary to the Government Ali Hamsa says civil servants must serve the government of the day and should not bring emotional baggage from the previous administration.
Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, and his Reuters colleague, Wa Lone, 32, are facing up to 14 years in prison in Myanmar for allegedly violating the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
Kyaw Soe Oo and his Reuters colleague Wa Lone, 32, are facing up to 14 years in prison for allegedly violating Myanmar's colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
The court in Yangon has been holding pre-trial hearings since January to decide whether Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, should face charges under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
C4 gives Tommy Thomas a list of suggestions on improving governance in Malaysia, including addressing scandals other than 1MDB and repealing the Official Secrets Act.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are at risk of imprisonment for 14 years under the Official Secrets Act.
The pair are now facing up to 14 years in prison on charges of possessing classified documents in violation of the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
PM, federal government and 1MDB fail to get stay as judge rules they will not suffer any prejudice by filing their defence, says lawyer Haniff Khatri Abdulla.
High Court rules both Azmin Ali and PPBM member Zahid Md Arip have no legal right to ask for a declassification of the auditor-general’s report on 1MDB which was classified under the Official Secrets Act.
Police say senior officials ordered the case dropped because the 2 foreigners and 2 locals did not mean to endanger national security by flying a drone.
Lawyer Gobind Singh says until Rafizi Ramli exhausts all avenues in appealing his conviction under the OSA for revealing the 1MDB audit report, he will remain Pandan MP.
PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli closer to 18-month jail term pending final appeal.
Zambry Abd Kadir says action required as civil servants are responsible for protecting and keeping government secrets as enshrined in the Official Secrets Act.
Statements to be recorded from Muhyiddin, Shafie and Husni for Dewan Rakyat remarks about 1MDB.
Its president says inaction over the former DPM's breach of the Official Secrets Act can lead to other civil servants thinking it is permissible to do the same.
IGP Khalid says Sarawak Report editor is 'unreliable' because several articles in the past turned out to be incorrect.
Witness in Rafizi Ramli's OSA trial says A-G Ambrin Buang did issue a warning against leaking the contents of the Auditor-General's Report on 1MDB.
PAC chairman Hasan Arifin says only Cabinet can decide otherwise.
Unconstitutional to classify audit report, transparency needed in keeping with Najib's statement of nothing to hide.
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