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Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...
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Wikileaks has developed an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, ...

News Releases

British cyber-activist sued by Thai fruit company
2015-09-19
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders calls on the Thai pineapple processing company Natural Fruit and the Thai judicial authorities to abandon the three defamation cases still pending against British human right...
IFJ and EFJ Condemn Arrest of Journalist for Labelling Belarus President
2012-06-25
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its regional organisation, the European Federation of Journalists, today condemned the arrest of Andrzey Poczobut, journalist from Hrodna, Belarus...
Iraq: News website latest target in government's legal offensive against independent media
2009-05-20
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iraqi governmentâ##s continuing legal offensive against independent news media, which for the first time is also targeting Internet media.
Judicial authorities unearth more libel cases against national daily
2008-12-30
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the judicial harassment of the French-language daily Al-Watan that has continued since its libel conviction on 23 December.
Prison for press law violation in EU founding member
2012-09-28
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders denounces as outrageous the sentencing of an Italian journalist to 14 months in prison on a libel conviction.

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Authors denounce Tesco over Thai defamation cases
Tran, Mark
Article
2008
Nick Hornby and other leading British authors accuse Tesco of mounting a "disproportionate" legal response to criticism over its operations in Thailand.
BBC High Court defence against Trafigura libel suit
Article
2009
Wikileaks
This document was submitted to the UK's High Court by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in September 2009, as a Defence against a libel claim brought against them by the oil company Trafigura...
Content Magazine - Number 17
March 1972
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine
Content Magazine - Number 93
February 1979
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 94
March 1979
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 96
May 1979
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Defamation
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Article
Free Speech Protection Act could slow 'libel tourism'
Mahoney, Robert
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
Free press advocates in Britain are looking to a bill stuck in the U.S. Congress for moral support in the fight to reform England#s draconian defamation laws. The U.S. bill, the Free Speech Protection...
How Defamation Law has Developed and is Applied in Canada
Canadian Defamation Law is Noncompliant with International Law (Part Two of a Two Part Series)
Rancourt, Denis
Article
2016
Dissident Voice
This article was prepared for the Ontario Civil Liberties Association (OCLA). Overall Defamation law in Canada is contrary to international law, in both design and practice. Also, Canada’s practice o...
Iraq: News website latest target in government's legal offensive against independent media
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Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iraqi governmentâ##s continuing legal offensive against independent news media, which for the first time is also targeting Internet media.
US author mounts 'libel tourism' challenge
Article
2007
An attack on the "chilling effect" of the English law of libel and its use by wealthy "foreign tourists" is being mounted in a top US court with backing from organisations that represent a majority of...

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Content Magazine - Number 17
March 1972
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 93
February 1979
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 94
March 1979
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 96
May 1979
Serial Publication (Periodical)


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