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a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit

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A court has issued a gag order on Stavros Stavrou, the former head of the government doctors union, preventing him from publishing any disparaging comments about the University of Cyprus (UCy) medical school.
According to Facebook, the gag order placed on it violates the First Amendment, especially since the investigation is already public.
'Given the pending cases in the courts, this press statement of the PCC is in violation of the gag order issued by the Court of Appeals.
The defendants' first court session was on 30 April, when the court banned press coverage by issuing the gag order.
Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Co-chair Selahattin DemirtaE- also criticized the gag order on the investigation, saying the move aims to hide the cooperation between the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
The gag order virtually means that only the panel of spokespersons is now entitled to speak to the news media, while other office bearers have to restrict themselves to, at best, speaking about the work assigned to them.
Portland lawyer Erin Olson, who represents several of the victims, attempted unsuccessfully to have the gag order lifted.
The STAR reported that the high court, in an en banc session, issued a gag order for the two parties in the case.
'Nevertheless, the parties are hereby reminded of the Gag Order dated April 19, 2016, principally directing them to refrain from discussing the merit of these cases and to issue any press releases regarding the same,' it added.
Despite denying Vitangcol's manifestation with motion, the Sandiganbayan reminded both the prosecution and defense of its gag order "for strict compliance."
WASHINGTON - Attorneys for Roger Stone told a federal judge Monday that it "did not occur" to them to notify her about the publication of a book that appears to violate a gag order on the Republican operative and longtime friend of President Donald Trump, because they said the work appeared two days before the gag order was issued.
Days after a federal judge imposed a limited gag order on him, Trump confidant Roger Stone posted a photograph of that judge to his Instagram page and included her name, a close-up of her face and what appeared to be the crosshairs of a gun sight near her head.
judge said on Friday she is considering imposing a gag order on President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone, who since being charged a week ago has repeatedly criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the ongoing Russia probe.
13 (Petra) -- Attorney General of the State Security Court (SSC) Hazem Majali has issued a gag order banning publishing of news about the case of a tobacco factory that illegally manufactures and smuggles cigarettes "to protect the secrecy of ongoing investigations." The Attorney General told Petra that investigations found that no incumbent or former officials, public figures or businesspeople in Jordan are involved in the circumstances of the case.
Pointing out his stance on free speech, Thomas said he is against Datuk Seri Najib Razak's court filing for a media gag order on the 'merits' of his criminal, corruption and money-laundering cases.