BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Live & Learn  >  Law & Behold #47: Freedom of Association

Law & Behold #47: Freedom of Association

Kee Hui Yee, Lawyer, Kanesalingam & Co | Firdaus Husni, Chief Human Rights Strategist, Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR)

29-Sep-22 14:00

Law & Behold #47: Freedom of Association

Article 10 of the Constitution of Malaysia guarantees Malaysian citizens the right to freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of association. On this episode of Law & Behold, we tackle Freedom of Association in particular, with Firdaus Husni, the Chief Human Rights Strategist at the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR) and Kee Hui Yee, a lawyer with Kanesalingam & Co. Freedom of association is a fundamental liberty guaranteed to every citizen under Article 10(1)(c) of the Federal Constitution, and the same rights are enjoyed under Article 20(1) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Why do discussions on anti-hopping laws inevitably involve arguments about freedom of association, and how is the Societies Act 1966 inconsistent with the principles of human rights, particularly the right to freedom of association? We discuss this and more with Firdaus and Hui Yee.

Law & Behold is a monthly series which aims to arm Malaysians with constitutional literacy, and is done in collaboration with The Malaysian Bar, the University of Malaya's Faculty of Law, and the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (MCCHR).

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  politicsgovernmentcorruptionLaw/Activismcontroversies

Tags:  Societies Act 1966law & beholdfreedom of associationfederal constitution of malaysiatrade unionsregistrar of societiesrosuniversal declaration of human rightsunion bustingmcchr





Play / Pause

Listen now : Popcorn Culture (REPEAT): Popcorn Culture - Longlegs & the Best of Horror

Today’s Shows



11:00 AM

A Bit of Culture (REPEAT)

Are You A Member of Your Community?; Kam Raslan | Zan Azlee | Ahmad Yazid Ahmad Fuad

12:00 PM

I Love KL (REPEAT)

UNI Gallery - Together With You; Daniel Lim, Producer, UNI Gallery

1:00 PM

Best of Enterprise (REPEAT)

E-Invoicing Countdown: LHDN On Business Concerns; Thanneermalai Somasundaram, Managing Director, Thannees Tax Consulting Services | Dr Rasyidah Che Rosli, Director of e-Invoice Division, Tax Operations Department, Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (LHDN)

2:00 PM

Popcorn Culture (REPEAT)

Popcorn Culture - Longlegs & the Best of Horror

3:00 PM

GGWP (REPEAT)

“Esports Saved My Life”; Andrew Cheong (Sir_Cloud)

4:00 PM

Pick Of The Pops

Ep552; Patrick Teoh

6:00 PM

The Pulse (REPEAT)

Pulse Picks - BADBADNOTGOOD, Michael Kiwanuka, Father John Misty, KOKOKO!