Malaysia: Journalist ordered to pay £100,000 damages in Twitter Libel Case

29 04 2012

On 27 April 2012, the High Court in Kuala Lumpur entered judgment for a total of  MYR500,000 (£101,000)  in a defamation claim brought by Mohamad Salim against the well known journalist, R. Nadeswaran (pictured) over two posting on Twitter.  This is believed to be the first Twitter defamation claim in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Leveson Inquiry, Week 17 – The Murdochs … and other proprietors – Natalie Peck

29 04 2012

This week the Leveson Inquiry resumed after a two week break, with a long-awaited appearance by News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch and his son James. Lord Justice Leveson heard from the Barclay and Lebedev families in a week of evidence bridging modules two and three of the inquiry. Read the rest of this entry »