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.
Sabah's ruling party is accused of being autocratic for allowing its youth wing to lodge a police report against Shafie's critic.
Muhammad Jailani Khamis refutes claims that he had influenced the appointment of his sister as the director of the Melaka Zoo.
The court orders G Rajasegar to pay H'ng Mooi Lye and Amar Pritpal Abdullah RM5,000 each in costs.
Singapore has long been criticised for restricting free speech and other political rights.
Lee Hsien Loong says blogger Leong Sze Hian has defamed him by posting the article from a Malaysian online news media.
The Perkasa president says he won't retract statement made against unity minister.
Federal minister says Pasir Salak MP and Perkasa president's remarks insinuating he insulted the Malay and Muslim community are defamatory.
The jury also found that Fairfax was motivated by malice in publishing the stories, which could have left the company open to punitive damages.
Justice Celestina Stuel Galid awards costs of RM20,000 to the Warisan president.
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.
In a consent judgment, Parit Buntar MP withdraws statement of claim while Kamarul Zaman Yusoff retracts his counter-claim.
It is the largest defamation penalty in Australian legal history.
The terms of the settlement, however, were not revealed.
Court also directs the company to pay the DAP secretary-general RM200,000.
Parties would likely request court to reinstate the RM70,000 damages awarded to Felda over two articles by Suara Keadilan
The activist is being investigated for alleged 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.
Isham Jalil says he will contest the lawsuit filed by SYABAS over the article published before GE14.
Issue surrounds a paragraph which allegedly links the sultanah to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho and the 1MDB scandal.
Her lawyer says the Sarawak Report editor's statement does not amount to an apology.
Lawyer Americk Sidhu says his client sues in his personal capacity to protect his reputation.
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.
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.