Singapore’s SDP loses bid for first challenge against fake news law to be heard in open court squib

Singapore’s first court challenge against its anti-fake news law got under way on Thursday as an opposition party appealed against two orders to correct Facebook posts and a website article related to foreigners and employment.The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma), which allows ministers to order corrections on statements they determine to be false and which harm public interest, came into force in October last year and was been invoked four times in under a month,…
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