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Union of Concerned Scientists: Roundup: Political Interference and Declining Trust in Public Health Agencies Addressing COVID-19

Roundup: Political Interference and Declining Trust in Public Health Agencies Addressing COVID-19 This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. One hot spring afternoon in Malta, a journalist drove up to her house to find a court marshall duct-taping hundreds of sheets of paper to her front gate. Her family’s two [...]

2020-11-17T12:33:39-05:00November 17th, 2020|EU, In The News, International, SLAPP Suits|

EURACTIV: We don’t want to be sued into silence

We don’t want to be sued into silence This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. One hot spring afternoon in Malta, a journalist drove up to her house to find a court marshall duct-taping hundreds of sheets of paper to her front gate. Her family’s two guard dogs were barking uncontrollably [...]

Sign On: Policy Paper on Ending Gag Lawsuits

Read the original policy paper here. Ending Gag Lawsuits in Europe Protecting Democracy and Fundamental Rights The problem: gag lawsuits against public interest defenders The EU must end gag lawsuits used to silence individuals and organisations that hold those in positions of power to account. Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) are lawsuits brought forward [...]