Fighting England's Libel Laws

England’s libel laws don’t just gag me, they blindfold you - Simon Singh
Keep Libel Laws Out of Science has started a campaign for libel reform, which will have an effect far beyond the world of science if it is successful.  A statement already has 20,000 signatories, including the astronomer royal, the poet laureate, Richard Dawkins, Stephen Fry, Ricky Gervais and Dara O’Briain. To add your name, visit

The problem of libel is partly about what we as journalists, bloggers and academics can write, but it is also crucially about what you are allowed to read. You deserve the same access to information as the rest of Europe and America.
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