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Abbas v. Foreign Policy Group LLC

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  1. Libel and Privacy
The Reporters Committee joined a media coalition brief, urging the D.C. Circuit to uphold a decision dismissing a defamation claim…

The Reporters Committee joined a media coalition brief, urging the D.C. Circuit to uphold a decision dismissing a defamation claim under the D.C. Anti-SLAPP Act. The magazine Foreign Policy reported that Palestinian businessman Yasser Abbas, the son of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, traded off his political connections to become wealthy. Abbas is challenging the Anti-SLAPP Act’s applicability in a federal court.

Abbas v. Foreign Policy Group LLC