Irish publisher to challenge jury's libel award at European court

Independent Newspapers argues that €1.25m defamation award was disproportionate and has a ‘serious chilling effect’ on freedom of expression Ireland’s Independent Newspapers’ group is to challenge Irish defamation laws at the European Court of Human Rights, reports the Irish Times. The newspaper company claims that a libel award of €1.25m (£870,000) has a “serious chilling effect” on freedom of expression. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish publisher to challenge jury's libel award at European court

Independent Newspapers argues that €1.25m defamation award was disproportionate and has a ‘serious chilling effect’ on freedom of expression Ireland’s Independent Newspapers’ group is to challenge Irish defamation laws at the European Court of Human Rights, reports the Irish Times. The newspaper... Continue reading at The Guardian

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