Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Guardian Wins Defamation Appeal In Iraqi Court

The Guardian newspaper has won its appeal against an Iraqi lower court's decision that it defamed Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and the Iraqi National Intelligence Serice in a 2009 article. The lower court had ruled the article libelous and imposed damages but the appellate court overturned the verdict. More here.

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