10 Jan 2022

Former Israeli PMs Netanyahu and Olmert face off in court in libel case

Two former Israeli prime ministers are facing off in court in Tel Aviv in a defamation suit filed against Ehud Olmert by Benjamin Netanyahu and his family. Mr Netanyahu and his family are suing Mr Olmert for $269,000 in damages after Mr Olmert made a claim that they were mentally

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15 Jun 2020

Philippines journalist Maria Ressa found guilty of ‘cyber libel’ in latest blow to free press

On Monday, Phillipina journalist Maria Ressa was found guilty of libel and sentenced to six months in jail. Ressa and press freedom groups have described the arrest and subsequent trial a politically motivated prosecution. Ressa was arrested last year in Manila while at work for her online news outlet Rappler.

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