Keyword: defamation

Actress Scarlett Johansson wins defamation case against French novelist

But court rejects star's argument that novel exploited her image and awarded her €2,500 in damages rather than the €50,000 she claimed.

Strauss-Kahn to sue over film about sex attack scandal

The disgraced former IMF chief launches legal action for defamation over film inspired by his 2011 arrest in New York on rape charges.

Media analyst convicted over France 2 Palestinian boy footage

The expert was found guilty of defamation after accusing state television network of staging video depicting boy being killed in Gaza.

French budget minister files defamation suit against Mediapart

French budget minister Jérôme Cahuzachas announced he is to sue Mediapart over its report that he held a secret Swiss bank account until 2010.