05 Nov '11, 8am

South Korea's top court rules that calling somebody 'bald' is not derogatory and does not constitute libel

SEOUL (AFP) - Calling somebody 'bald' is not derogatory and does not constitute libel, South Korea's top court ruled on Thursday. A 30-year-old man only identified as Kim living in the southern port of Busan was charged last year with defamation after calling another man named Park 'bald' during an online chat. An investigation found that Mr Park was not even bald, and Mr Kim was convicted and fined 300,000 won (S$337). The Supreme Court overturned the decision, calling for caution in restricting free expression.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

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