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No immunity for those who tell on police reports, court warns

The Federal Court says anyone who discloses the contents of their police report against another person in public does not enjoy the right of absolute privilege.

Umno to Warisan: So we now can’t criticise the government?

Sabah's ruling party is accused of being autocratic for allowing its youth wing to lodge a police report against Shafie's critic.

Melaka exco defends suit against fellow PKR leader

Muhammad Jailani Khamis refutes claims that he had influenced the appointment of his sister as the director of the Melaka Zoo.

Former MPSP man drops defamation suit against Penang reps

The court orders G Rajasegar to pay H'ng Mooi Lye and Amar Pritpal Abdullah RM5,000 each in costs.

Singapore editor charged with defaming government

Singapore has long been criticised for restricting free speech and other political rights.

Singapore PM sues blogger who shared 1MDB article on Facebook

Lee Hsien Loong says blogger Leong Sze Hian has defamed him by posting the article from a Malaysian online news media.

Go ahead and sue me, Ibrahim Ali dares Waytha

The Perkasa president says he won't retract statement made against unity minister.

Waytha threatens Tajuddin, Ibrahim Ali with legal action over comments

Federal minister says Pasir Salak MP and Perkasa president's remarks insinuating he insulted the Malay and Muslim community are defamatory.

West Indies batsman Gayle awarded US$220,000 for defamation

The jury also found that Fairfax was motivated by malice in publishing the stories, which could have left the company open to punitive damages.

Semporna Umno lawyer ordered to pay RM300,000 in damages to Shafie

Justice Celestina Stuel Galid awards costs of RM20,000 to the Warisan president.

Court orders Utusan to pay RM50,000 to Guan Eng for defamation

It was over an article which alleged that the former Penang chief minister had full powers over wakaf land and how it could be developed.

UUM lecturer apologises for defaming Mujahid

In a consent judgment, Parit Buntar MP withdraws statement of claim while Kamarul Zaman Yusoff retracts his counter-claim.

Rebel Wilson loses Aussie defamation payout appeal

It is the largest defamation penalty in Australian legal history.

Neelofa settles defamation suit with portal over award, turban launch

The terms of the settlement, however, were not revealed.

NSTP to apologise to Guan Eng over fatwa article

Court also directs the company to pay the DAP secretary-general RM200,000.

Felda to drop RM2 million damages against PKR organ

Parties would likely request court to reinstate the RM70,000 damages awarded to Felda over two articles by Suara Keadilan

Cops record statement from Hishamuddin Rais over blog post

The activist is being investigated for alleged defamation.

Indian minister sues woman alleging sexual harassment for defamation

Accused of a range of inappropriate behaviour by female journalists, the lawsuit comes amid widespread calls on social media for Akbar's resignation from his post as India's minister of state for external affairs.

NGO leader faces defamation suit over article critical of water situation...

Isham Jalil says he will contest the lawsuit filed by SYABAS over the article published before GE14.

Sultanah demands apology from Rewcastle-Brown in 8 days

Issue surrounds a paragraph which allegedly links the sultanah to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho and the 1MDB scandal.

Sultanah bent on suing Rewcastle-Brown despite apology

Her lawyer says the Sarawak Report editor's statement does not amount to an apology.

Lawyer defends Guan Eng’s suit amid controversy over apex court’s ruling

Lawyer Americk Sidhu says his client sues in his personal capacity to protect his reputation.

Ex-Umno candidate apologises to Anwar for bribery claims

Mazlan Ismail, Umno's candidate for Permatang Pauh in GE13, admits that he did not verify the claim before calling a press conference on the matter.

Government’s right to sue: Just don’t, lawyers group tells PH

Lawyers for Liberty says Pakatan Harapan must take a clear stand against suing those who criticise either the federal government or state governments under the coalition.