AN ITEM OF INTEREST THAT SOME WOULD LIKE TO SUPPRESS - Robert Murat's defamation win against CdM


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    AN ITEM OF INTEREST THAT SOME WOULD LIKE TO SUPPRESS - Robert Murat's defamation win against CdM

    Post  Sykes on Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:24 am

    I understand that, for some unfathomable reasons, quite a few posters would like this to vanish into thin air.

    Portuguese newspaper ordered to pay 15,000 euros to Robert Murat
    Posted on 06/05/2013

    The Lisbon Court of Appeal ordered the newspaper "Correio da Manha" to pay compensation of 15,000 euros to Robert Murat, the first suspect in the case of the disappearance of the Algarve British child Madeleine McCann.

    Into question the "moral damage" suffered by Murat following several reports published that paper, which according to the court, give it a "unhealthy personality, not only in the area of ​​pedophilia as even the zooerastia, consistent with the practice of criminal offense related to the disappearance of unfortunate child. "

    The compensation for the violation of the right to peace and quiet will be paid jointly by the three journalists who signed the news and the company that owns the newspaper.

    "The goal of extended runs can not obnubilar journalistic duties, alias statutory body, respect for the presumption of innocence, not taking statements or images that reach the dignity of persons, as well as news publishing raising discrimination" , cites the judgment of Appeal, that the Lusa had access.

    Madeleine McCann disappeared from the apartment where he was vacationing with his parents and younger twin brothers, in the tourist village "Ocean Club", in Praia da Luz, Lagos, on the evening of May 3, 2007.

    A few days later, Robert Murat, a British man who lived a few meters from that village and who meanwhile had made available to help the child's parents, especially as a translator, was made defendant.

    The newspaper wrote in an article entitled "Pedophilia is the track" that Murat would be "a predator" and obtain access to sites of sexual violence.

    "And is this english 33 years that the Judicial Police believed to have drawn little Maddie from the bed where she slept in the Ocean Club, to the house where he lives with his mother," added the CM.

    Murat was the condition of the accused, until July 21, 2008, when the prosecutor decided to drop the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

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