Singapore’s Communication and Information Minister S Iswaran (L) and health minister at a press briefing in July. Photo: EPA

American man Mikhy Farrera Brochez who leaked HIV data a ‘pathological liar’, says Singapore government

  • Brochez claimed in a series of Facebook posts that he had been tortured by Singapore police and gang raped by inmates who gave him HIV
  • Singapore’s health and law enforcement authorities insisted Brochez’s allegations were false or unsubstantiated with evidence
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Singapore’s Communication and Information Minister S Iswaran (L) and health minister at a press briefing in July. Photo: EPA
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Singapore's Communication and Information Minister S Iswaran (L) and Health Minister Gan Kim Yong in July. Photo: EPA

Singapore vows to pursue American man Mikhy Farrera Brochez over HIV data leak as public disquiet brews

  • Authorities knew data of HIV-positive people in Singapore was compromised by a US citizen but decided to stay quiet to protect patient privacy
  • Scandal has heightened public disquiet over lapses by a government that has staked its reputation on being efficient and honest
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Singapore's Communication and Information Minister S Iswaran (L) and Health Minister Gan Kim Yong in July. Photo: EPA
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