‘Case Law: Ghannouchi v Middle East Online Ltd, Libel damages assessed at £45,000’

“On 23 July 2020 Master Dagnall gave judgment on the assessment of damages in libel proceedings brought by the leader of the Tunisian opposition party Ennahdha and speaker of the Tunisian parliament Rached Ghannouchi. The judgment was against Middle East Online Limited, a company responsible for the publication of an online news website publishing news items in English and Arabic, and its editor ([2020] EWHC 1992 (QB)). Mr Ghannouchi was awarded libel damages of £45,000, in addition to his legal costs …” (more)

[Mathilde Groppo, Inforrm’s Blog, 4 August]

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