Scottish PEN Seek Reform of Law on Defamation

Scottish PEN Seek Reform of Law on Defamation

Scottish PEN is working with a range of organisations to reform the legislation governing defamation in Scotland. As it stands, the existing legislation severely undermines freedom of expression, limiting the ability of media outlets, bloggers, social media users and civil society to share information in the public interest. The ability for powerful interests to suppress free speech thus presents a challenge to fundamental freedoms. The concern […]

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