Singapore Court Fines Blogger for Comments on Gay Sex Cases

March 5, 2015 8:50 AM

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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. The blogger alleged that Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon wanted to hear both challenges as part of the ap...

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