defamatory


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Related to defamatory: denunciatory, Defamatory libel
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Synonyms for defamatory

Synonyms for defamatory

(used of statements) harmful and often untrue

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In April 2013, Forbes published a series of articles that not only contained inaccurate figures based on faulty methodologies, but also contained damaging personal allegations about HRH Prince Alwaleed that were defamatory as well as offensive allegations about KHC, Saudi financial institutions and the Saudi people.
She said the third false and defamatory statement by the anchor was that he (Luqman) had all relevant record/papers and gave the impression to the viewers that he was relying on the same.
Meanwhile, the m dmi Party ( P), which has already reportedly fallen prey to spurious activity on social media, has approached Facebook and Twitter against fake pages created in the party's name that host content bordering on the defamatory.
Indicating that the government has to back up its argument with concrete evidence and documents, Ecakyr said that the Hizmet movement, which is made of volunteers serving their nation without any financial expectations, doesn't deserve such harsh, defamatory statements.
Kinney in turn sued Barnes after he wrote about the case on a legal news blog and an employment search website - both of which he owns - alleging that Barnes' statements were false and defamatory and asked the court to order them removed.
Although the 2012 defamatory book has been pulled from the market due to the alleged illegal nature in which the information was obtained, Gosselin says that the damage had already been done.
The bishop is seeking $400,000 in damages as well as legal costs and the removal of all the defamatory material posted.
Innocent face*" - was defamatory, but Lord Mc-Alpine, who has already received six-figure payouts from the BBC and ITV, said it pointed "the finger of blame" during a media frenzy.
Lord McAlpine's solicitor Andrew Reid said: "The apologies previously received from Mrs Bercow did not concede that her tweet was defamatory.
COMMONS Speaker's wife Sally Bercow has settled a libel action brought by Lord McAlpine after the High Court found a tweet posted by her was highly defamatory of the Tory peer.
Someone with a Twitter account called Cadno Canna (Pontcanna Fox, after the district of Cardiff) tweeted a disparaging reference to the contents of Mr Roberts' bag, which he considered to be defamatory.
Website owner Jon Newton posted an article on his site that contained two hyperlinks to allegedly defamatory articles regarding Wayne Crookes, a British Columbia businessman.
Google denied publication in the Supreme Court of Victoria, saying it had innocently disseminated material published by others, and also disputed that the material conveyed the defamatory implications claimed by Trkulja.
Even though these allegations made of me by implication in the broadcast and print media, and made directly about me on the internet, are wholly false and seriously defamatory, I can no longer expect the broadcast and print media to maintain their policy of defaming me only by innuendo," he said.