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ADPAN Lawyer Training Series – Part 3: Clemency and Pardon Petitions

July 31, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

ADPAN is conducting a series of training on the death penalty in Malaysia. The third on our series will be on Clemency and Pardon Petitions in Malaysia”

Speakers & Facilitators

Abdul Rashid Ismail has been practising law in Malaysia for over 20 years and he is a partner at Messrs. Rashid Zulkifli.  Rashid is the Past President of the National Human Rights Society of Malaysia (HAKAM). Rashid has been working on issues involving death penalty in Malaysia.

Uthman Abdul Ghani is a legal associate at Messrs. Rashid Zulkifli and his areas of practice include civil and criminal litigation. He has a keen interest in the research and study of constitutional issues and the abolition of death penalty.

Nadiah Humairah Sudirman is a pupil-in-chambers at Messrs. Rashid Zulkifli and she has been exposed to civil and criminal litigation. As a student at the University of Malaya, she led a project involving refugees at the varsity Legal Aid Clinic. Nadiah is now pursuing her passion in human rights with the National Human Rights Society of Malaysia (“HAKAM”) as a HAKAM Youth convenor. She regularly writes on human rights issues in Malaysia.

The training session will cover the issue of:

  • Overview of the death penalty in Malaysia
  • The legal framework on clemency in Malaysia
  • Practice session on drafting pardon petitions

The training will be held online via Zoom on 31 July 2021, 11.00AM to 1.00PM (+8GMT). Links to the training will be provided upon RSVP.

For advocates and solicitors participating from Malaysia, details on CPD point accreditation will be provided soon.

If you’re interested and would like to RSVP or have any questions regarding the training, please contact us at interns(at)adpan.org.


July 31, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm