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words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

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The law further stipulates various penalties for a number of other cybercrimes, including insulting religions and their rituals, slandering public officials, forging electronic official documents, sending or re-publishing pornographic materials, reproducing credit or debit card data, and obtaining secret pin codes or passwords.
Since the Middle Ages, emphasis had been made on the tarnished reputation of the victim of slander: "Slandering is the blemishing of another's good name, or the speaking against another out of envy and malice" (Gearing 93) (7)
Following a criminal complaint the consultant's lawyer lodged before the Dubai Public Prosecution, the 35-year-old Indian employee was accused of verbally slandering her Pakistani colleague.
? STEVEN GERRARD has paid tribute to the "courage and dignity" shown by the Hillsborough families and survivors in the face of "shameful slandering" over the past 23 years.
The Court has sentenced the accused, who was born in 1986 in the Wilayat of Al Buraimi and works at Al Ain Hospital in UAE, to one year imprisonment, the accused to carry out (20) days only of them, with a fine of (RO 1,000) on charges of slandering and violating the IT regulations.
"Slandering a single Muslim woman without evidence warrants strict punishment.
Summary: The Lebanese Army said Tuesday it has begun legal action to prosecute Akkar MP Mouin Merhebi for attacking the military establishment and slandering its command.
The juxtaposition of the Miriam case study and the subsequent leprosy and isolation of Miriam suggests a causal connection--just as she was punished with leprosy for slandering Moses, so too, in general, leprosy is a punishment for slander.
Summary: Amanda Knox is to stand trial for allegedly slandering policemen during the investigation into the killing of her British flatmate.
Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro has urged Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to stop slandering the Jews, according to an article published on the U.S.
A Kuwaiti journalist has been sentenced to six months in prison for slandering the Prime Minister, according to a report by Reporters Without Borders.
Summary: A Beirut court has ruled in favor of the Lebanese superstar Najwa Karam, who filed a case against the journalist Nidal Al Ahmadyeh for slandering her