Business as usual for new Lawyers for Liberty director


Mikha Chan

Melissa Sasidaran says Lawyers for Liberty will continue to look the issues of the death penalty, detention without trial, statelessness, custodial deaths and civil liberties in general. – Twitter pic, June 7, 2019.

BUSINESS will continue as usual for law reform watchdog Lawyers for Liberty (LfL), said its new director Melissa Sasidaran, with a continued focus on addressing issues such as the death penalty and detention without trial.

Following the move of her predecessor, Latheefa Koya, to the top post of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, Melissa is set to push for the same issues Latheefa and former LfL director Eric Paulsen did for the past decade.


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