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trade libel

The intentional disparagement of a property or a business. The statements must be false and must result in monetary loss in order to give rise to a cause of action.

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The summon has been issued against the Congress leader in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed by a Maharashtra BJP executive member Mahesh Srimal alleging that Gandhi scion has used derogatory terms against the Prime Minister.
He added that it is necessary for politicians to allow, by their votes, amendments to the law on defamation as proposed in the Initiative.
According to WAF, the defamation laws are creating panic and making women and allies speaking about sexual violence uneasy over the possibility of being slapped with defamation cases.
Circuit Judge Albert Johnson ruled last month case will be held on the administrative docket until a related defamation case against Moore by one of the women is resolved.
Najam Sethi had made shameful claims about the personal life of Imran Khan and he also violated law and ethics after sitting on a Private TV channel besides causing defamation to the reputation of Prime Minister.
The appellate court had ruled that Lim could not sue the media for defamation in his official capacity.
Ali Zafar had filed Rs 1 billion defamation case under the Defamation Ordinance 2002, after being accused of harassment.
Her lawyer, Ahmed Pansota has confirmed that the defamation case will now be heard by Additional Sessions Judge Amjad Ali Shah, who will hold a hearing on May 11.
The court has issued orders to promptly transfer the defamation case to a different court.
A spokesman said: "There is no sense of any political imperative to address changes to our defamation laws.
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