The trial of Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard has been plastered across all social platforms, tabloids and news outlets. After six weeks of testimonies, the jury unanimously rewarded damages to both parties — against Heard for defaming Depp, and against Depp’s ex lawyer for calling Heard’s allegation a hoax. In effect, both were found culpable to a degree of defaming each other. They awarded Depp $15 million in damages from Heard, and awarded Heard $2 million from Depp.
A Dhaka court has sent barrister Mainul Hosein to jail after rejecting his bail petition in connection with a defamation case filed by a female journalist last year.
Philippine’s Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation says it filed a defamation suit against the central bank of Bangladesh for “baseless allegation” in connection with the $81-million cyber heist three years ago.
Anis Alamgir, former editor of Daily Manabkantha, is sued for posting a “defamatory status on Facebook about his infatuation with Hindu Goddess of learning Saraswati” on January 22.
The High Court grants an anticipatory bail to Bangla daily Bangladesh Protidin Editor Naem Nizam and its Publisher Moynal Hossain Chowdhury in a defamation case.
Trial proceedings against BNP leader MK Anwar in a defamation case has been stayed for next six months following an order delivered by the High Court.
The High Court yesterday stayed for three months the proceedings of 10 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.
The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail to The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for eight weeks in 10 cases.
A defamation case is filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for saying that the prime minister's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy has US$300 million in a bank account.