Papagomo loses final bid to set aside RM800k award to Anwar

Blogger Papagomo or Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris today lost his final bid at the Federal Court to set aside the RM800,000 that was awarded to former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim for defamation. This follows the ruling of the three-member bench, which dismissed his leave application to appeal the decisions by High Court and Court of Appeal in granting the award.


Defamation lawsuit [Anwar Ibrahim v. Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris]
Defamation suit on politicians over various accusations.

Directly implicated parties

Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris
UMNO Youth member known by his blog name of Papagomo

Indirectly implicated parties

Implicated parties through circumstantance

Disclosing Parties

Anwar Ibrahim
Dato' Seri Haji Anwar bin Ibrahim is the 10th Prime Minister of Malaysia. He is a Malaysian politician is the Opposition Leader since May 2020 and the President of the People's Justice Party since November 2018. Previously he served as Finance Minister from 1991 until 1998.



Malaysiakini,  (25 Jul, 2016).  Papagomo loses final bid to set aside RM800k award to Anwar.  Retrieved 30 Jan, 2021,  from