Recently, while delivering her speech at a special Umno briefing, Pengerang MP Azalina Othman said: “If the power to change the AG is in the hands of the prime minister, why didn’t he (Ismail Sabri) change the AG when this is under his jurisdiction?”
So, this begs the question – what is the role of the attorney general and should he or she be a political appointee? And what would a truly free and independent judiciary look like?
BFM discusses the issue with Bersih chairman Thomas Fann.
Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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