Chee Soon Juan, the secretary general of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party, leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing on January 17, 2020. Photo: AFP Chee Soon Juan, the secretary general of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party, leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing on January 17, 2020. Photo: AFP
Chee Soon Juan, the secretary general of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party, leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing on January 17, 2020. Photo: AFP
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In fake news case, Singapore government says ordinary person would have misread SDP’s posts

  • The Singapore Democratic Party was ordered by a minister to correct some online posts under a new fake news law
  • Hri Kumar Nair SC, who represented the government in court, said the order was valid as SDP’s statements on retrenchment were misleading to a lay person

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Chee Soon Juan, the secretary general of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party, leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing on January 17, 2020. Photo: AFP Chee Soon Juan, the secretary general of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party, leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing on January 17, 2020. Photo: AFP
Chee Soon Juan, the secretary general of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party, leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing on January 17, 2020. Photo: AFP
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