MCB libel win threatens ‘free speech’ claims Martin Bright

ENGAGE replies to Bright, who writes: “There is a growing recognition that the libel laws are becoming an embarrassment to Britain. With large organisations consistently folding to the merest whiff of a threat from Carter Ruck, free speech (and the scientific principle) is seriously under threat. The latest to pay up is the BBC, which has just settled with the MCB’s ‘Secretary General’ Muhammad Abdul Bari.”