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Monday, August 18, 2008

UN Committee Expresses Concern Over State of British Libel Law

The Guardian reports that a United Nations committee has released a report expressing concerns about the state of libel law in the UK, saying that they promote "libel tourism." The committee pointed specifically to the case of Rachel Ehrenfeld, who was sued by Khalid bin Mahfoud for defamation over statements in her book Funding Evil. Here's a link to a JURIST newsreport with more information and links.

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