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Countering SLAPPS: an imperative for a democratic society

Amendment No. 2 | Doc. 15869 | 24 January 2024

Committee
Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights
Origin
2024 - First part-session
In the draft resolution, replace paragraph 3 with the following paragraph:

"SLAPPs systematically feature two interconnected traits: i) they consist of legal actions that are initiated or pursued or threatened to be, to intimidate, harass or silence their target; and ii) they misuse or abuse legal proceedings and legal guarantees to prevent, hinder or penalise freedom of expression on matters of public interest and the exercise of rights associated with public participation."