Tag: Peaceful Assembly Act
Under the proposed changes, street protests are removed from the list of offences and shorter notice period provided for holding an assembly, and offenders may be be allowed to pay a compound fine instead of facing prosecution.
About 1,000 people marched in KL city centre in support of Islam and Johor prince.
Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun says the organisers failed to notify the police of the event 10 days in advance, as required under the Peaceful Assembly Act.
Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman confirms Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 will see changes.
Top cop Mohamad Fuzi Harun says the organisers previously promised the authorities that children would not be allowed at the rally.
Inspector-General of Police tells the public to have confidence in government's commitment to consider all views before making a decision on ratifying the UN rights treaty.
Deputy minister Sim Tze Tzin, who was charged along with Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah and activist Mandeep Singh, says they were only expressing their dissatisfaction with the former government.
She says it shows police intimidation is still very much alive and such investigations have no place in Malaysia today.
Steven Choong Shiau Yoon is happy that the risk of a by-election has been avoided although his conviction for participating in a gathering five years ago remains.
Sessions Court finds Shamsul Iskandar not guilty over charge of illegal assembly at a mosque during the Blackout 505 rally in 2013.
DAP candidate for Kapayan state seat in Sabah can be disqualified if court overturns acquittal over Bersih 4 rally and fines her RM2,000 or more.
Freedom comes five years after rally to protest against 2013 general election, as prosecution failed to prove the charge.
IGP Mohamad Fuzi Harun says police are updating the current data in the interest of national security.
Instead, the five-member bench orders the Court of Appeal to hear the appeal of the four activists against their conviction for participating in a ‘Free Adam Adli’ protest.
Lawyer Yusmadi Yusof now fears his client can be convicted and risks not participating in 14th general election.
Justice Azman Abdullah declines to rule if the charge against three opposition men is constitutional or otherwise as he wants to wait for the outcome of a similar case.
Lim Yi Wei, a member of the secretariat for the "Love Malaysia, End Kleptocracy" rally, may face charges under the Peaceful Assembly Act.
Electoral watchdog says the rally to be held this Saturday is no different from last month's 'Wanita Bantah Politik Toksik' gathering which was allowed to be held.
Federal Court dismisses appeal by government over Maria Chin's acquittal, citing lack of jurisdiction as the case started in the Sessions Court and, therefore, must end in the Court of Appeal.
Ipoh Sessions Court fixes hearing on constitutionality of provisions in the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 under which Ipoh Timur MP Thomas Su Keong Siong is charged.
Bersih 2.0 activists Maria Chin Abdullah, Mandeep Singh and PKR's Sim Tze Tzin get discharge not amounting to acquittal after deputy public prosecutor fails to show up.
Selangor CID chief says incident at the Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum is still under investigation.
The case of four men charged with taking part in a ‘Free Adam Adli’ assembly in 2013 will now move to the Federal Court, which is the right avenue to decide on constitutional issues arising from the lower courts.
The Federal Court will first determine if the Bersih chairman's case originated in the High Court or Sessions Court, to ascertain if it falls within its jurisdiction.