Symposium '4th International Press Freedom Seminar: Combating SLAPPs against journalists'

For whom
Press , Employees , Private individuals , Students
12-12-2022 from 09:00 to 12:30
De Krook, Miriam Makebaplein 1, 9000 Gent
Law & Technology (Faculty of Law and Criminology) and Centee for Journalism Studies (Faculty of Political and Social Sciences)

The 4th International Press Freedom Seminar will address the impact of SLAPPs against journalists and discuss recent legislative initiatives.

On 12 December 2022, the research group Law & Technology and the Center for Journalism Studies organise the 4th edition of the International Press Freedom Seminar.

The Seminar will discuss SLAPPs (Strategic Litigation against Public Participation) against journalists with a range of academics, journalists, lawyers, politicians and human rights defenders.

Speakers include:

  • Vincent Van Quickenborne (Minister of Justice)
  • Em Prof dr. Dirk Voorhoof (Ghent University and Legal Human Academy)
  • Matthew Caruana Galizia (Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation)
  • Karl van den Broeck (Apache)
  • Pia Lindholm (DG Justice)
  • Charlie Holt (Greenpeace)
  • Charlotte Michils (VVJ)
  • Olivier Sasserath (MVVP)
  • Dr. Ingrida Milkaite (Ghent University)
  • Prof dr. Sarah Van Leuven (Ghent University)
  • Prof dr. Eva Lievens (Ghent University)
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