Dominic Raab

UK government introduces legal reforms to protect journalists and free speech

UK government introduces legal reforms to protect journalists and free speech

  • Courts will have the power to decide whether a case has been brought by a wealthy claimant in an attempt to silence criticism or discourage investigations and should be thrown out immediately
  • Such cases, dubbed Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation, are expensive to defend, designed to intimidate and have been employed by Russian oligarchs to target the media
By Arab News ·