- Ruling given on the meaning of a passage in a ‘Challenging Hateful Extremism’ report in a defamation claim (Mueen-Udin v Secretary of State for the Home Department)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
TMT analysis: Mrs Justice Tipples has concluded (at a preliminary trial on meaning) that a passage in a report by a Home Office commission on extremism was defamatory at common law in alleging that a founding member of the Muslim Council of Great Britain committed crimes against humanity during a 1971 War of Independence in South Asia. Written by Phillip Patterson, barrister, at Hardwicke.
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