UK politician tries to sue Google

UK politician tries to sue Google

UK politician tries to sue Google – intermediary liability at the European Court of Human Rights In 2017, the European Court of Human Rights dismissed the claim made, in Tamiz v. UK, by a British politician that his right to reputation had been violated because...
Overview: media freedom in Ukraine

Overview: media freedom in Ukraine

Guest article by the NGO Human Rights Platform (HRP). MLDI has been working with HRP since 2017 to provide legal defence to journalists, bloggers and independent media in Ukraine. In early 2014 Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula was annexed by the Russian Federation. Since...
Olumide Babalola, lawyer, Nigeria

Olumide Babalola, lawyer, Nigeria

Building Nigeria’s legal digital rights community Olumide Babalola is a Nigerian lawyer with ten years’ post call experience. He works in private practice and takes cases across a range of issues including digital rights, consumer rights and freedom of...
Ten years of MLDI : our annual report

Ten years of MLDI : our annual report

In 2018 Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) turned ten years old. Our 2018 annual report reflects on our growth, achievements and impact over the last ten years, and takes an in-depth look at 2018. We launched in 2008 with three staff, a handful of cases, and a...