Anticapitalist Initiative supporter wins libel action against the Mail and Standard


Anticapitalist Initiative supporter, Luke Cooper, has won his libel action against the Daily Mail and Evening Standard over the smear campaign they ran against activists after the Millbank protests in 2010. After a five day trial in the High Court, the jury returned a unanimous verdict in his favour, awarded damages of £60,000 and also order the two papers to pay legal costs of £450,000.

You can read his account of the case at the New Statesman blog.


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