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December 2016

StarDutch MPs vote to keep ban on hate speech News item summary NL 16 DEC 16

November 2016

StarCalling someone gay 'not an insult' News item summary IT 29 NOV
• Judgment (in Italian): Sentenza No. 50659/2016 PDF 1.79MB 29 NOV 16
StarIn A National First, LGBT Advocates Sue Utah Schools Over 'Anti-Gay' Laws News item summaryUS (UT) 07 NOV
• Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief: Equality Utah et al v. Utah State Board of Education et al. 2:16-cv-01081-BCW PDF 93.80kb 21 OCT 16
StarCalling a homophobe a homophobe is 'defamation', France rules News item summary FR 03 NOV

October 2016

StarCourt finds 'f--- Fred Nile' not offensive language at marriage equality rally News item summary AU (NSW) 26 OCT

April 2016

StarGay slur aimed at hairdresser 'not homophobic' - French ruling News item summary FR 08 APR

February 2016

StarJudge slashes the amount CBC has to pay for defaming anti-gay crusader to 1/30th the original sum News item summary CA (SK) 26 FEB
• Judgment: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation v. William Gary Whatcott 2016 SKCA 17 (CanLII) PDF 269.63kb 10 FEB 16

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