(Washington Post calls us “champion of double-talk” in relation to Hamza Kashgari who is a Saudi poet and a former columnist who was wanted in Saudi for crossing red lines and denigrating religious beliefs in God and His Prophet. He almost got away with it – if not for 1 small mistake – he landed on the wrong country to transit. Image source: PRI.ORG)
(The magazine’s cocked up story was done after 2 Muslim reporters went undercover as Catholics and make a mockery of themselves, the notion of tolerance to other religions and fellow Malaysians and then claimed ignorance of the law. Image source: Nut Graph)
In law, there is a maxim that states “ignorance of the law is not a defence”
The question is whether it is appropriate for the police to arrest these brave lawyers who came to provide legal aid to those who have been arrested for illegal assembly. Image source: Malaysian Bar
Sometimes it is just too obvious that some politicians do not know what they are talking about. When this happens, they end up looking like an idiot in the middle of a busy road.
(When I was at law school, we learned about Lord Denning who was the maverick Court of Appeal judge who is ahead of his time and controversial too. He has often championed the rights of the weak, oppressed and the poor. Image source: Pinterest)