Suresh v Samad and others

Libel and slander – Pleading. The Queen's Bench Division, in the claimant's libel proceedings, struck out the entirety of each of the existing defences, save parts that took issue with responsibility for publication of Youtube videos and with the allegation that publication on the third defendant's Facebook page had caused serious harm to the claimant's reputation. However, it entered summary judgment for the claimant on the issues of publication, reference, meaning and, in relation to the Youtube video, serious harm.

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