Libel

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I can’t be intimidated, i’m ready to meet Chikwanda in court - Luonde

FR Richard Luonde says he will not be intimidated by people trying to use their money to make Zambians poorer.Reacting to the defamation suit filed against him in the Lusaka High Court by finance minister Alexander Chikwanda, Fr Luonde said he would not ... [Published Zambia Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Media Watchdog Says Qatar Cyber Law Threatens Freedoms

A media rights group on Thursday urged Qatar to revoke sections of a new cybercrime law, saying they threaten freedom of expression in the Gulf state.The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) warned that the broad language of the new Anti-Cybercrime ... [Published Naharnet - 3 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Senegal: Former Minister Appears in Court After 21 Days in Detention

Samuel Amèth Sarr, a former Minister of Energy under the presidency of Abdoulaye Wade, appeared in Court on charges of libelling Senegalese President Macky Sall on 10th September, 2014.The MFWA's correspondent in Senegal reported that Sarr did not deny ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Guinea: Managing Editor Unlawfully Arrested and Detained for Allegedly Libelling Official

Criminal Investigations Department officers picked up Louis Esperant Celestin, the managing editor of the weekly newspaper Journal d'Afrique, on September 3, 2014.The MFWA's correspondent in Guinea reported that the officers pushed Celestin into a vehicle ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Former Jordanian MP: Jews Use Human Blood in Passover Matzos

Watch: Former Jordanian member of parliament uses the centuries old “matzah blood libel” in television interview. ... [Published Arutz Sheva News - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Passover, Libel
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Court summons Swamy in another libel case filed by Jaya

A court in Chennai on Wednesday summoned BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to appear before it on October 30 in connection with a defamation suit filed against him by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.Principal Sessions Judge Audinathan ordered issuance ... [Published Indian Express - 16 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Saying one thing but doing another

Terence Fernandez The Malaysian Insider 17 September 2014 “Sedition and seditious and defamatory libel are arcane offences – from a bygone era when freedom of expression wasn’t seen as the right it is today. “Freedom of speech is now seen as the touchstone ... [Published Lim Kit Siang - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Libel Case: ICT Expert Reportedly Sues Lawyer, 2 Others To Court In Abuja

NUT Suit: Court Declares SSS Owned School A Public Institution, Reinstatement Sacked Workers Leadership | Music (Today) - Justice Babatunde Adejumo of the National Industrial Court (NIC) on Wednesday declared the Community Staff School (CSS), Asokoro, ... [Published African Entertainer - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Mob throws Ukrainian MP in garbage bin

A former minister in Viktor Yanukovich’s parliament was thrown in a rubbish bin and pelted with trash by a mob after Ukraine ratifies economic ties with the European Union.Vitaly Zhuravsky, once a member of former president Viktor Yanukovich’s ruling ... [Published Pakistan Today - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Libel: ICT expert drags lawyer, 2 others to court

An Information Communication and Telecommunication (ICT) engineer, Augustine Chigbolu, has dragged a legal practitioner, Mrs. Atinuke Daramola, before a Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, over alleged defamation of character.Joined as co-defendants ... [Published Daily Sun - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

CM slaps new libel case on Swamy

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday initiated new criminal defamation proceedings against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his statement against her on a social networking site.Last Friday, Swami had tweeted about the state government's ... [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Unruly Mob Tosses Ukrainian Politician Into a Dumpster

An unruly mob of Ukrainian protesters took matters into their own hands today when marching outside of parliament. Instead of holding signs and telling the man how they felt in a polite discussion, they took Vitaly Zhuravsky and tossed him into a dumpster ... [Published Gawker - Sep 16 2014]

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"I used a report which did not state whether it was not for immediate release. This document produced by the Ministry of Telecommunications stated that this amount went missing under the management of Moustapha Mami Diaby. Now he has lodged a complaint against me." Celestin told our correspondent
The U S -based CPJ pointed to Article 8 of the law which stipulates a jail term of up to three years and a fine of 100,000 rials ($27,500) for any "violation of social values, or publishing news, pictures, audio or video recordings that are related to individuals' private life and family, even if true"
The plaintiffs' lawyer, Robert Whitehead, said: "I go to church too. Do you know what is the ninth commandment in the Bible?" Hui replied: "I can't recall clearly what the ninth commandment is, can you enlighten me?"
BPA wants "to identify the source of the leak, and get the city and the PRC to take appropriate actions to sanction that individual and prevent this from happening again" Talbot said

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I can’t be intimidated, i’m ready to meet Chikw... [Published Zambia Post - 1 hour ago]
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Senegal: Former Minister Appears in Court After... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
Media Watchdog Says Qatar Cyber Law Threatens F... [Published Naharnet - 3 hours ago]
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Former Jordanian MP: Jews Use Human Blood in Pa... [Published Israel National News - 8 hours ago]
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Court summons Swamy in another libel case filed... [Published Indian Express - 16 hours ago]
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Saying one thing but doing another [Published Lim Kit Siang - 15 hours ago]
Terence Fernandez The Malaysian Insider 17 September 2014 “Sedition and seditious and defamatory libel are arcane offences – from a bygone era when freedom of expression wasn’t seen as the right it is today. “Freedom of speech is now seen as the touchstone ...
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[cut and pasted by Lynn C. Rees] It has been the uniform policy of this Government , from its foundation to the present day , to abstain from all interference in the domestic affairs of other nations. The consequence has been that while the ...
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