The former law minister says the decision yesterday will effectively silence dissent.
The Centre For A Better Tomorrow says allowing governments to sue or threaten to sue individuals or organisations could lead to a totalitarian state.
Deputy law minister Mohamed Hanipa Maidin says the people have the right to comment on their government, even if their comments appear defamatory.
The former prime minister questions why activists and Pakatan politicians have remained silent about the court ruling.
Gopal Sri Ram says the Federal Court's ruling today denies an individual his right to criticise the government without restriction.
Justice Ahmad Maarop says the right of the government to sue in civil proceedings, including for defamation, is not subject to the common law of England.
The judge rules that the prosecution has proven a prima facie case against the PKR vice-president.
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High Court rules on quantum today after the party's decision to drop its defamation suit two weeks ago.
Publisher to carry apology in Daily Express within 30 days.
Lawyer Sulaiman Abdullah has been appointed to represent the PKR leader in place of R Sivarasa who is now a deputy minister.
Both sides settle the defamation case via a consent judgment.
Court orders Gerakan to pay undetermined costs to Lim Guan Eng after the party drops its case on the 'RM1 land sale' issue.
Counsel Hasnal Rezua Merican says his client, Mazlan Ismail, and TV3 agreed to record consent judgment.
Summer Zervos is seeking damages from Trump on the grounds that he defamed her when he dismissed her account as untruthful.
The ex-prime minister's counsel Muhammad Shafee Abdullah says Najib Razak is entitled to a fair trial in court and not trial by media.
The company claims it was accused of conducting illegal sale of palm oil that caused losses to Felcra.
Trump and Clifford on Wednesday agreed to have the case moved to federal court in Los Angeles.
Mark Enoch, an attorney for Jones, described his client as a political commentator expressing his views and played a 2017 broadcast where Jones said he did not believe the Sandy Hook shooting took place.
His lawyer Hassan Abdul Karim says Mazlan Aliman paid the judgment sum to the Insolvency Department last week.
The activist says she has received death threats after the Malay daily distorted what she said.
The former minister is working out an agreement with the Daily Express publisher and editor over the publication of three articles which he claimed defamed him.
Judge says the withdrawal does not prejudice the Damansara MP and orders Najib Razak to pay RM30,000 in costs.
The legal quagmire she faced is not rare in the South, where defamation laws make libel a crime and stating the truth can still be an offence if it is deemed to have tarnished others' social reputation.