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Libel Reform and Quickie Research on Online Politics

April 9, 2010

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For a mere £200,000, Simon Singh has won the right to free speech. He has won an appeal against the libel action brought against him by the British Chiropractic Association, when Singh pointed out the lack of evidence for their claims. Instead of honouring his right to commit his thoughts to writing and simply countering […]

How to Support English Libel Law Reform

February 12, 2010

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Over on Richard Dawkins’s website a recent post contains the latest information from Simon Singh’s brave legal battle against medieval English libel laws (http://richarddawkins.net/articles/5069). He is currently being sued by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) for daring to suggest that the evidence is far from sufficient to back up their claims that chiropractic can cure […]