Malaysia

Umno lawyer calls Karpal ‘one of the most ethical criminal lawyers’

Umno lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah had plenty of encounters in the courts with the late Karpal Singh but today, he paid tribute to the veteran lawyer who died in an accident yesterday. Shafee said Karpal was “one of the most ethical criminal lawyers” he used to appear with while acting as deputy public prosecutor or... Read More

A man shouting slogans during a protest against the impending visit of US President Barack Obama at the US Embassy after Friday prayers in Kuala Lumpur. Obama is scheduled to arrive in Malaysia on April 26, after visiting Japan, South Korea and the Philippines. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 18, 2014.

A man shouting slogans during a protest against the impending visit of US President Barack Obama at the US Embassy after Friday prayers in Kuala Lumpur. Obama is scheduled to arrive in Malaysia on April 26, after visiting Japan, South Korea and the Philippines. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 18, 2014.

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