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KUALA LUMPUR -- Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Just World Movement president Dr Chandra Muzaffar have disagreed to settle out-of-court a RM10 million defamation suit brought by Anwar.
Chandra's counsel Mohd Zaharudeen Harun told reporters that both parties did not agree to mediation over the suit for them to settle it out-of-court.
Therefore, the court fixed Sept 10 and 11 to hear the suit, he said.
Mohd Zaharudeen said this after meeting High Court Judge Datuk Nik Hasmat Nik Mohamad in chambers.
He said today, the court fixed the case for mediation for parties to discuss if they agree to settle the suit out-of-court.
Counsel Bani Prakash is representing Anwar.
On March 6, 2008, Anwar sued Chandra over alleged defamatory remarks about him made by the latter at a forum held at Menara Star in Petaling Jaya on March 3, 2008, which were subsequently published in