Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launched the defamation case in December 2018. Photo: DPA Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launched the defamation case in December 2018. Photo: DPA
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launched the defamation case in December 2018. Photo: DPA
Singapore

Singapore opposition politician ordered to pay PM Lee Hsien Loong US$99,000 in defamation case

  • Leong Sze Hian of the Peoples Voice party was sued after he shared on Facebook an article linking Lee to Malaysia’s 1MDB financial scandal
  • The judgment on a separate libel case brought by Lee against blogger Terry Xu is expected soon, after the trial ended in February

Topic |   Singapore
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launched the defamation case in December 2018. Photo: DPA Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launched the defamation case in December 2018. Photo: DPA
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launched the defamation case in December 2018. Photo: DPA
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