19 Feb '11, 3am

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Lim Hock Siew sues four parties over book Offending words tarnished my reputation, says ex-political detainee By Cai Haoxiang, Straits Times, Feb 17, 2011 FORMER political detainee Lim Hock Siew, 80, is suing four parties for defamation over a news item in a book, Chronicle Of Singapore: Fifty Years Of Headline News (1959-2009). He is claiming damages and a court injunction to stop the defendants repeating the words in the particular item. The book recounts Singapore’s history through summary reports from newspapers and news magazines. The four being sued are book publisher Editions Didier Millet (EDM), the National Library Board (NLB), book editor-in- chief Peter Lim, and printer Tien Wah Press. Dr Lim was a political activist first with the People’s Action Party and then with the opposition Barisan Sosialis. In 1963, he was arrested and detained without trial for nearly ...

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