Lawyers for Liberty sues Singapore home minister
Group says K. Shanmugam can’t take action against Malaysian organisations by using republic’s anti-fake news law.× Copy URL Singaporean Home Minister K. Shanmugam is the sole defendant named in a suit filed by Lawyers for Liberty in Kuala Lumpur today. – AFP pic, January 24, 2020. LAWYERS for Liberty (LfL) has filed a suit against the Singaporean home minister for issuing it with a correction order with regard to a statement by the human rights group on “unlawful” execution methods in the republic. The group is seeking a court order that K. Shanmugam cannot take action against Malaysian organisations by using Singapore’s Protection From Online Falsehood and Manipulation Act 2019 (Pofma). Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! Read more: TheMalaysianInsight
Lawyers for Liberty sues Singapore’s Home Affairs Minister over death penalty statementKUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers for Liberty is suing Singapore ’s Home Affairs Minister for invoking the city-state’s anti-fake news law over a statement it made regarding the method of execution for the death penalty. One Simple Word, Stop.
Singapore orders Lawyers for Liberty website blocked | The Malaysian InsightRepublic takes issue with group’s statement on ‘unlawful methods’ employed during executions.
Lawyers challenge Singapore attempt to use 'fake news' law over prison killings claimA correction order by Singapore under Pofma is illegal, oppressive and an attempt to silence Malaysian citizens from exercising their right to free speech in Malaysia, says Lawyers for Liberty. FMTNews Pofma LFL
Singapura sekat laman web Lawyers for Liberty | The Malaysian InsightSelepas LFL tidak mematuhi satu arahan supaya melakukan pembetulan di bawah undang-undang berita palsu terhadap kenyataan pada 22 Januari di dalam laman sesawang kumpulan itu.
Rights group LFL to sue Singapore's home ministerThis follows the republic's decision to issue a 'correction direction' over a claim made by the group on brutal extralegal execution methods carried out at Changi Prison. FMTNews Singapore
Singapore to block Lawyers for Liberty website over dispute on 'cruel hangings'The republic says the human rights group did not comply with a correction direction issued under the fake news law regarding a Jan 22 statement on its website. FMTNews Singapore