Miami school district designates October LGBTQ History Month

The Miami School District decided that October will be LGBTQ History Month in Miami-Dade Public Schools from now on . The month was chosen because in October 1979 the first national LGBTQ march was held in Washington, this to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York, America TeVe reported .
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Conservative news organization sues Stanford

Leading up to last year’s election, Project Veritas, a guerilla news organization run by conservative activist James O’Keefe, published a video report alleging illegal ballot harvesting by Somali-Americans in Minnesota. Two days later, six liberal researchers from Stanford and University of Washington in Seattle wrote a blog post calling Project...

Major News Organizations Join Forces to Urge Court to Rethink Decision on Devin Nunes’ Lawsuit

Click here to read the full article. A number of major news organzations have urged the Court of Appeals to rethink its September decision to partially revive a defamation suit by California Rep. Devin Nunes against journalist Ryan Lizza and Hearst Magazines over a 2018 Esquire story on Nunes’ family farm. The story, titled “Devin Nunes’s Family Farm Is Hiding a Politically Explosive Secret,” alleged that the congressman’s family had moved the dairy farm from California to Iowa, in a town that is heavily reliant on undocumented labor. A district court judge originally tossed out the suit, but in September, the...

Vanda Gould: jailed Sydney accountant loses defamation case against Australian tax commissioner

Jailed accountant Vanda Gould has failed in a defamation lawsuit against the Australian taxation commissioner, Chris Jordan. In the federal court, Gould, a Sydney-based accountant, had claimed that remarks Jordan made at the National Press Club in 2017 defamed him by painting him as having engaged in the worst kind of money laundering, insider trading and tax fraud.

Editorial: Truth teaches no 'two sides' to Holocaust

Life is complicated, but there are truths so profound that they obliterate all ambiguity and nuance. The Holocaust is one of them. Nazi Germany murdered approximately 13 million Jews, homosexuals and others considered social pariahs. The concentration camps were factories, and the product was death. It takes a benighted person...

Samantha could simply seek apology rather than filing defamation cases

Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) South India's most happening actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who recently filed defamation cases against a couple of YouTube channels and an individual for streaming malignant content about her, has apparently received a legal blow. Samantha had filed legal cases, which come under Kukatpally court in Hyderabad....

Somizi Joins Moja Love TV

Somizi has made a radical comeback and Mzansi is ready for the new vibe. Well-placed sources have informed iHarare that Somizi has joined Moja Love Tv on a reality show that is bound to top the charts and place Som Som back on the entertainment map that he deserves. Somizi...

Armenia: New law restricts the freedom of the press

The defamation law was adopted by the National Assembly in March 2021 after a Facebook user posted a comment regarded as offensive on a picture of the Prime Minister. The law was validated by the Constitutional Court this month. It stipulates that the maximum fine for “insults” will be €5,400 and almost €11,000 for “defamation”.

Woman Who Accused Justin Bieber of Sexual Assault Demands $20 Million Defamation Case Be Dismissed

Justin Bieber was accused of sexual assault by two women in 2020. One woman claimed the singer attacked her in 2014, while the other said he assaulted her in 2015. The “Baby” singer fired back with a lawsuit against the women for making false accusations and damaging his reputation. Now, one of the women wants him to drop the case against her. Here’s everything we know so far.

Pashinyan Government Restrictions against Armenian journalists are regressive and concerning – Ashot Melikyan

“The third quarter of 2021 brought serious challenges for the media which had to operate in extremely difficult conditions, especially due to number of restrictions adopted by the legislative body,” Ashot Melikyan, the Chairman of the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression (CPFE), told at a press conference, presenting the findings of the Quarterly report of CPFE on “Situation with Freedom of Expression and Violations of Rights of Journalists and Media in Armenia.”