Ukraine war ‘opening eyes’ to need to reform England’s libel laws, says lawyer

Geoffrey Robertson says wealthy Russians using legal system to intimidate British journalists and publishersRussia’s invasion of Ukraine has helped “open eyes” to the idea of reforming England’s increasingly draconian libel and privacy laws, according …

Geoffrey Robertson says wealthy Russians using legal system to intimidate British journalists and publishers

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has helped “open eyes” to the idea of reforming England’s increasingly draconian libel and privacy laws, according to one of the country’s leading media advocates.

Geoffrey Robertson KC, author of a new book on efforts by the rich and powerful to suppress free speech, Lawfare, said the war revealed the cynical way wealthy Russians – and others – have exploited the English legal system.

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