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Supreme Court decision in Banro case

In a decision released on April 18, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on the five million dollar lawsuit initiated by the mining company Banro against the publisher Écosociété and the authors of Noir Canada. The claimants argued that … Continue reading

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Écosociété at the Supreme Court of Canada

On March 25, the Supreme Court of Canada heard a request by the publisher Éditions Écosociété and the authors of Noir Canada aiming to have declared the Ontario forum inappropriate for hearing the defamation suit of the Banro Corporation. During … Continue reading

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David versus the mining goliath

Interesting article on the case via Greenpeace: http://www.greenpeace.org/canada/en/Blog/david-versus-the-mining-goliath/blog/33186

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Banro Corporation SLAPP Suit for $5 Million

Publisher Écosociété and the authors of Noir Canada take the case to Supreme Court Montreal, January 21, 2011 – The Supreme Court of Canada has accepted to hear the motion of Éditions Ecosociété and the authors of the book Noir … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to the Free Speech at Risk website. This site is dedicated to bringing attention to issues relating to threats against freedom of expression and academic freedom in Canada. You can take a minute to learn more about us or … Continue reading

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