Why I challenged IPSO

This is an updated version of a paper I wrote in late 2017, when I was crowdfunding my challenge to IPSO.  It provides some details of the case and my motives. In October 2016, The Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) held a meeting in the House of Lords to launch a petition for Britain to apologise […]

Further news on the case, Monday 30th April

Two recent news and comment items are worth reading: Press Gazette’s account of the case Brian Cathcart’s blog on ‘IPSO’s latest season of Calamities‘ Cathcart discusses my case in the context of IPSO handling of complaints about the Manchester Arena attack, hate speech against Muslims and false allegations about ‘Muslim fostering’, and shows that it […]

The judge has pronounced

Dear supporters I am sorry to tell you that the Judge has rejected my case against IPSO; you can see his judgement here.  This is a severe disappointment to my legal team and me, and to the Hacked Off Campaign which has assisted me over the last year.    Significantly, my legal team had assessed […]

The Court has heard our case against IPSO

Jonathan Coulter with Jocelyn Hurndall and Irene Ridgeon Our hearing lasted from 10.30 am to around 4.40 pm, with both sides’ barristers putting their cases to Justice Mark Warby, who specialises in media matters.     Paul Scott got us an eye-catching banner, and many supporters turned up.  I am very sorry some were never allowed into […]