Academic Partnerships and Public Advocacy

Lecture Tour by Dr. Azmi Sharom

Dr.  Azmi  Sharom  Azmi  SharomAssociate  ProfessorFaculty
 of  Law, University  of  Malaya   Kuala
 Lumpur,  Malaysia4-­‐9  Dec  2016Dr.  Sharom
 shared  his  expertise  in  human rights, rule of
law, Malaysian Constitution, and the Freedom of Expression and Press through
 lectures  and  a  public  seminar.  He  exposed
  stakeholders,  especially  students and academics  to
 human  rights  issues  in   other  Southeast
 Asian  countries  in  the  context  of
 the  rule  of   law.

Lectures
included:

  1. “Human Rights and Rule of Law in
    Southeast Asia” at Airlangga University (6 Dec)
  2. “Malaysian Constitutional System and Its impact on Human Rights
    Protection” at the Muhammadiyah University of Surabaya (7
    Dec)

Public Seminar 

  1.  “Press Freedom in Malaysia” at University of
    Surabaya (9 Dec) covered by the press –

https://m.tempo.co/read/news/2016/12/09/078826874/ini-­‐
beda-­‐ancaman-­‐kebebasan-­‐pers-­‐di-­‐indonesia-­‐dan-­‐malaysia

Dr.
Sharom also met with officials
from Airlangga University, and 
Muhammadiyan University of
Surabaya.

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