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Truth Articles from 2009
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Truth    December 21, 2009  
Daniel Snedden v Nationwide News Pty Ltd

Nationwide News wins its truth case against Daniel Snedden (aka Captain Dragan). After considering some “harrowing” evidence, NSW Supreme Court Justice Megan Latham concludes that the alleged Serbian war criminal is just that ... more

Truth    November 30, 2009  
Archer Field v Nationwide News Limited

The Sunday Telegraph enjoys a rare double victory as Justice Peter Johnson upholds the defences of truth and qualified privilege. Filthy rooms, rude service, poor quality food, no hot water, incompetent management – it was all true of Archer Field’s Jenolan Caves House ... more

Truth    August 2, 2009  
Derick Sands v Channel Seven Adelaide Pty Ltd & ABC

South Australian Supreme Court Justice David Bleby dismisses hard-fought defamation action brought by the former boyfriend of Liberal MP Trish Draper against Channel Seven and the ABC. He finds Derick Sands lied comprehensively in relation to the murder of Corinna Marr ... more

Truth    July 31, 2009  
Keysar Trad v Harbour Radio Pty Ltd

Muslim community spokesman Keysar Trad loses his defamation action against 2GB in spectacular fashion. NSW Chief Judge at Common Law Peter McClellan upholds the defences of truth, comment and qualified privilege, finding Trad a dangerous individual who incites acts of violence and racist attitudes ... more

Truth    May 25, 2009  
Mamdouh Habib v Nationwide News Pty Ltd

NSW Court of Appeal asked to overturn Nationwide News victory against former terrorist suspect Mamdouh Habib on the basis that Justice Peter McClellan wrongly admitted evidence obtained after he was tortured in Pakistan and Guantanamo Bay ... more