Malaysian watchdog that accused Singapore of ‘brutal’ execution methods challenges fake news law squib

Malaysian human rights watchdog Lawyers for Liberty has filed a suit against Singaporean Home Minister K. Shanmugam, just days after it was accused of breaching Singapore’s anti-fake news laws.The group’s lawyers on Friday filed an originating summons in the Malaysian High Court, and are also seeking a declaration that Shanmugam cannot take any action against the group in Malaysia under Singapore’s new Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma).The group is arguing the law…
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