Wednesday, June 23, 2021

defamation

See you in court, Mahathir tells Khalid on defamation claim

The former PM says he has received the letter of demand from Khalid Abu Bakar and instructed his lawyers to respond.

Ex-AG Apandi breaks down in tears while testifying in suit against Kit Siang

He denies lobbying for the position of attorney-general, saying the job has taken a toll on his health.

1MDB, SRC probe classified as NFA, never closed, ex-AG says in defamation suit against Kit Siang

He also says he never cleared Najib Razak of 1MDB and SRC International-related charges, only on the RM2.6 billion donation.

Singapore blogger told to pay US$100,000 for sharing article linking PM to 1MDB

Leong Sze Hian's lawyer describes the verdict as a 'wrong and deeply flawed decision', saying the prime minister had 'picked on the defendant when there are many others' who had shared the defamatory article.

Apex court rules political parties cannot sue individuals for defamation

Federal Court sets aside earlier decisions by High Court and Court of Appeal in a defamation suit filed against Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng by MCA.

Umno man apologises to Yeo in settlement of defamation suit

In his statement of apology, Jamal Yunos also acknowledges that Yeo Bee Yin was 'honest and transparent' in her management of the funds in question.

Guan Eng wins bid to reinstate award of damages for defamation by Perkasa

A three-man bench also awards the former Penang chief minister RM50,000 in costs.

Najib expected to file for contempt against ex-AG Thomas, says lawyer

Shafee Abdullah says the defamation suit is 'definite' and the contempt application is '98% complete'.

Cops to call former AG Thomas

The ex-AG has been accused of defamation by former solicitor general III Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria.

Khairy wins appeal in defamation suit brought by Anwar

The case has been remitted to the Court of Appeal for its merits to be heard.

Court throws out Umno man’s bid to strike out suit by Teresa Kok

A three-member Court of Appeal panel dismissed Jamal Yunos' appeal and ordered him to pay Teresa Kok RM7,000 in costs.

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