Singapore Opposition Figure Seeks Crowdfunding Against PM’s Libel Judgment

2018 Facebook ‘share’ earns S$133,000 levy

A Singapore opposition figure has raised S$20,000 in a single day so far from donors in a bid to pay off a heavy penalty for defaming Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong by simply clicking “share” on an offending Facebook entry.

Crowdfunding to escape court judgments started in Singapore as long ago as 2014, when blogger Roy Ngerng, now in exile in Taiwan, ra…

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