Lawyers group tells Singapore to stop threatening Malaysian counsel

The Singaporean attorney-general's warning to Malaysian lawyer N. Surendran (in striped tie), seen here with the family of a client on death row in Changi Prison, amounts to a serious threat, says Lawyers for Liberty. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 16, 2019.

A LAWYERS group accused Singapore of unlawful interference after it warned a Malaysian lawyer representing death row inmates not to make allegedly scandalous claims about the city state and its  its legal system.

Singapore’s Attorney-General’s office issued the warning to lawyer N. Surendran, who had allegedly accused the republic of acting without regard  for international legal norms and decent world opinion.

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