Anti-SLAPP Declaration and Call to Action

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20 October 2022

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(20 October 2022 – Strasbourg, France) To mark the first ever European Anti-SLAPP Conference, the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) calls on governments across Europe to take immediate legislative and practical action to protect journalists and other public watchdogs from the growing threat of strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs). The call comes in the form of an Anti-SLAPP Declaration and Call to Action with concrete recommendations for:

  • The European Union
  • The Council of Europe
  • The European Parliament
  • EU Member States
  • All governments

The full declaration can be downloaded using the button below.

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