If boycotts could change the system they'd be illegal

Mortinston, Peter
Publisher:  Upstream Journal, Canada
Year Published:  1996  
Pages:  2pp  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14199

A ruling by the Ontario Court of Appeal says that boycotting by a grassroots group Friends of the Lubicon Lake Cree Nation of Daishowa paper products was illegal because it resulted in economic harm to the corporation. This is an example of a growing number of "SLAPP suits" Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation brought by corporations against activists.

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