Irene Fernandez jailed for a year

The Star | A magistrate court found Tenaganita director Irene Fernandez guilty of maliciously publishing false news about eight years ago in a memorandum titled Abuse, Torture, and Dehumanised Treatment of Migrant Workers at Detention Camps. Defence counsel Edmund Bon said an appeal would be filed.

Fernandez allowed to reply from dock

The Star | Counsel Edmund Bon asked the court to allow Fernandez to reply to written submissions of the prosecution from the dock as lead counsel M. Puravalen was in Pakistan on a human rights fact-finding mission and could not submit a reply to the court. Amer Hamsah Arshad also appeared for the defence. 

Irene Fernandez jailed for a year

The Star | A magistrate court found Tenaganita director Irene Fernandez guilty of maliciously publishing false news about eight years ago in a memorandum titled Abuse, Torture, and Dehumanised Treatment of Migrant Workers at Detention Camps. Defence counsel Edmund Bon said an appeal would be filed.

Fernandez allowed to reply from dock

The Star | Counsel Edmund Bon asked the court to allow Fernandez to reply to written submissions of the prosecution from the dock as lead counsel M. Puravalen was in Pakistan on a human rights fact-finding mission and could not submit a reply to the court. Amer Hamsah Arshad also appeared for the defence.