His Highness Prince Moulay Hicham Ben Abdullah Al Alaoui of Morocco v Elaph Publishing Ltd

Libel and slander – Defamatory words. The claimant, a member of the Moroccan royal family, brought proceedings against the defendant publisher regarding an article on its website. He submitted that the article had alleged that he had entered into a conspiracy to sabotage the image of the King of Morocco. The Queen's Bench Division held that the article had only been capable of bearing one of the three defamatory meanings pleaded.

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