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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
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...
Defamation
Shamir, Yoav
Film
2009
A critical look at modern anti-semitisim by way of an expose of the New York-based Anti-Defamation League.
Libel Law is dangerous
Writers to Reform the Libel Law
Article
1992
Libel laws threaten freedom of speech.

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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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Free Speech Protection Act could slow 'libel tourism'
Mahoney, Robert
2009
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
2016
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
Sources News Release
2009
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
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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MediaSources.ca
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