Singapore court fines blogger for comments on constitutional challenges to law banning gay sex

March 5, 2015 8:00 AM

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SINGAPORE – A Singapore court fined a prominent dissident blogger on Wednesday for questioning the timing of two constitutional challenges to the city-state's ban on gay sex.

Alex Au, who writes for the Yawning Bread site, was ordered to pay 8,000 Singapore dollars (US$5,845) for claiming that the high court engaged in "strange calendaring" in scheduling the two cases.

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