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Tag: defamation

Australian stores pull book on Harvey Weinstein after legal threats

The tome details the Hollywood producer’s alleged sexual assaults.

Najib to be summoned this week over FB posting against Nga

Police say the former prime minister has been informed.

Ex-AG wants part of Kit Siang’s defence removed in suit

It is against the rules of pleading, says Mohamed Apandi Ali's lawyer.

Baling MP’s suit over RM3 mil bribe claim begins Nov 15

This is regarding a payment of RM3 million allegedly made by the developer of the undersea tunnel construction project.

Court allows ex-Hindraf leader’s appeal against Waytha’s defamation suit

N Ganesan had appealed against a lower court's ruling which ordered him to pay RM100,000 in damages and RM20,000 in costs to P Waytha Moorthy.

Ramasamy receives legal notice over interview with Indian TV channel

The Penang deputy chief minister says he will report Zakir Naik's law firm to the Bar for unprofessional behaviour.

‘See you in court,’ Kula tells Naik

The human resources minister says he sees no reason to apologise to the Indian-born preacher.

I’m prepared to face Naik in court, says Ramasamy

The DAP leader and Penang deputy chief minister II says he welcomes the police report lodged by Dr Zakir Naik against him and four others for alleged defamation.

Perlis mufti sues man for RM10 mil over ‘religious bigot’ allegation

Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin says T Arunakirinathan, made defamatory statements against him through Facebook postings, including that he was involved in a kidnapping.

Khalid awarded RM80,000 damages in suit against govt-linked Islamic body

The court also orders Iksim CEO Mahamad Nasir Desa to pay RM20,000 in costs and issue a public apology.

Ex-AG Apandi files RM10 million defamation suit against Kit Siang

He says the DAP veteran wrote a defamatory statement against him which was then published in a news portal.

Rewcastle-Brown says unaware of RM100 mil defamation suit

The Sarawak Report editor says she only received a letter of demand and nothing else to indicate she has been sued by an ex-AGC aide over a 2015 article regarding late DPP Kevin Morais.

MP hands over documents on anti-Anwar book

Kedah PKR chief Johari Abdul makes police statement, says next step is up to Anwar.

Judge in last effort to settle Kit Siang-Hanif defamation suit out...

Lawyer Ramkarpal Singh says Azimah Omar wants to make a final attempt at mediatiation, failing which a trial date will be fixed.

I never blackmailed PKR MP, says author Yahaya Ismail

He says he only wanted to sell the copyright to his book to interested parties.

Gerakan man says no evidence Guan Eng acted solo in land...

Jason Loo testifies he had relied on the premise that the 2009 enactment allowed the chief minister to do as he pleased.

Taib’s daughter to continue suit against Bruno Manser Fonds

Her Canadian company, Sakto, is suing the Swiss NGO and its executive director Lukas Straumann for making 'unfounded allegations' over the years.

News Corp appeals ruling in Geoffrey Rush defamation suit

The Federal Court ruled last month that News Corp's Daily Telegraph tabloid in Sydney had failed to prove the stories were true.

Ex-Penang BN chief retracts defamatory remarks against Guan Eng

Teng Chang Yeow apologises to the DAP secretary-general as part of a consent judgment over a defamation suit regarding three news reports last year.

Deputy minister Mahfuz Omar to pay RM200,000 for defaming NGO leader

Lawyer Faiz Fadzil, who represented Mahfuz, says the payment could exceed RM200,000 as it includes interest.

Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case in Australia

A 2017 media report claimed the Sydney Theatre Company received a complaint that Geoffrey Rush had inappropriately touched a female co-star during a staging of 'King Lear'.

Chief Minister Inc not subject to audit, says Guan Eng

At defamation hearing, former chief minister denies that the state investment arm is a one-man show, but says it has no accounts, or board members.

Ex-MP Gobalakrishnan to pay RM150,000 for defaming ex-Bar president

His case came to an end after the Federal Court refused to give an extension of time to file a leave application over a Court of Appeal ruling.

Ex-Penang BN chief controlled reports on undersea tunnel, says Guan Eng

The former Penang chief minister, who is suing Teng Chang Yeow over statements on the project, says many people with NST and Berita Harian were closely identified with the previous government.