CASES IN SINGAPORE

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The defense argued that the article never mentioned Singapore. The prosecution insisted that ``reasonable readers'' would know exactly what the piece was all about. In the end, a Singapore court last week found a U.S. scholar and executives of the International Herald Tribune guilty of contempt for impugning the integrity of the judiciary.

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CASES IN SINGAPOREFrom the Magazine | PressA QUESTION OF INTEGRITYIN SINGAPORE, FINES FOR AN ARTICLE ``SCANDALIZING'' THE JUDICIARYBy MICHAEL S. SERRILL.SUBSCRIBE TO TIMEPRINTE-MAILMORE BY AUTHORPosted Monday, Jan. 30, 1995The defense argued that the article never mentioned Singapore. The prosecution insisted that ``reasonable readers'' would know exactly what the piece was all about. In the end, a Singapore court last week found a U.S. scholar and executives of the International Herald Tribune guilty of contempt for impugning the integrity of the judiciary. Judge Goh Joon Seng imposed a $6,900 fine on economist Christopher Lingle and smaller levies on the newspaper's publisher, its Asia editor, distributor and local printer.The dispute arose last October, when the Herald Tribune, which is headquartered in Paris and jointly owned by the Washington Post Co., the New York Times Co. and Whitney Communications, published an article by Lingle on its opinion page. Lingle, then a senior fellow in European studies at the National University of Singapore, wrote that ``intolerant regimes in the region reveal considerable ingenuity in their methods of suppressing dissent.'' Among several methods he listed was ``relying upon a compliant judiciary to bankrupt opposition politicians.'' The statement did not mention any country by name.Attorney General Chan Sek Keong contended that Lingle was clearly referring to Singapore. At last week's trial, Chan cited cases in which oppos

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