Lawyers for Liberty has argued in the Malaysian High Court that Singapore’s anti-fake news law is a violation of fundamental human rights and cannot be enforced in Malaysia. Photo: Bloomberg

Malaysian watchdog sues Singapore home minister K. Shanmugam, challenges fake news law

  • Lawyers for Liberty says the island nation’s use of the Pofma law is an attempt to ‘stifle or crack down on freedom of speech in Malaysia’
  • The rights group had claimed prison officers in the island nation had been instructed to carry out a “brutal procedure” during hanging
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Lawyers for Liberty has argued in the Malaysian High Court that Singapore’s anti-fake news law is a violation of fundamental human rights and cannot be enforced in Malaysia. Photo: Bloomberg