Unsafe for Scrutiny 2


This report from UK think tank the Foreign Policy Centre is the second in their Unsafe for Scrutiny series.

The second publication in the Unsafe for Scrutiny series serves to highlight two interlinked concerns: – Firstly, the impact the UK’s facilitation of international financial crime and corruption has on media freedom, particularly when connected to political elites in countries with poor democratic records. – Secondly, the enduring role London continues to hold as an international libel capital, despite reforms to English and Welsh law in 2013 intended to crack down on libel tourism, and the impact such legal action, or even the threat of it, in the UK can have on journalists here and abroad.

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