PLAC – where the poor can seek justice

By Amanda Yeoh

February 2014 FEATURE
main image
Penang was the first to set up a Legal Advisory Centre in Malaysia. Today, such centres are found in every state on the peninsula. PLAC remains independent in funding, and its lawyers work for free to help the poorer segment of Malaysian society.The first time I met Teh Chin Lee, I noted that he wasn’t like most clients who typically marched into the office. He didn’t have the kind of swagger most of them had. Dressed in a plaid shirt,...

Subscribe to our e-archive to read our older articles.

Amanda Yeoh

is a student, a writer and, of all things, a minimalist.