Posted: July 20, 2017 at 3:01 pm

Press Release – Victims of press abuse: “the Government is compromised when it comes to the Murdochs”; Leveson Part Two must proceed immediately

The Secretary of State the Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP has today announced that she remains minded to refer the 21st Century Fox bid for…

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Posted: July 14, 2017 at 5:01 pm

EVENT – JOHN CLEESE: IN CONVERSATION

Hacked Off in partnership with the Oxford Playhouse presents… JOHN CLEESE: IN CONVERSATION WITH  KATE SMURTHWAITE Thursday 31 August, 7pm.   Main Stage, Oxford Playhouse Join…

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Posted: July 14, 2017 at 2:24 pm

Should Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 be in force by now? – Christopher Whitmey

The following is a guest post and originally appeared on Inforrm’s Blog - it is republished with thanks.   On 23 June 2017 the Department of Culture Media…

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Posted: July 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Seamus Milne and the ‘Mystery Blonde’: Five years after Leveson the press still ignores privacy – Hugh Tomlinson QC

14/07/2017 On Tuesday 11 July 2017, the Times ran a story under the headline “Corbyn adviser Seamus Milne in clinch ‘with lawyer'”.  The story was illustrated…

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Posted: June 29, 2017 at 11:51 am

PRESS RELEASE: Victims of press abuse say Murdoch bid for Sky must be shelved until Leveson Inquiry completes

The Secretary of State the Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP has today announced that she has received reports from Ofcom which recommend that the 21st…

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Posted: May 18, 2017 at 3:57 pm

PRESS RELEASE: Conservative manifesto pledge to abandon Leveson part 2 and repeal section 40 “a wholesale betrayal both of victims of press abuse and ordinary members of the public”

Responding to the Conservative manifesto announcements on Leveson, a spokesperson for Hacked Off which campaigns for victims of press abuse said, "The Conservative manifesto pledge…

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Posted: May 17, 2017 at 3:54 pm

PRESS RELEASE: Hacked Off thanks Elizabeth Hurley for damages donation – Ms Hurley’s generous donation will fund our work on behalf of press victims who can’t afford High Court costs

A Statement was read out in Open Court this morning (17th May 2017) on behalf of Ms Elizabeth Hurley following her settlement with Trinity Mirror,…

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Posted: May 15, 2017 at 2:42 pm

Press Release: Victims of press abuse tell party leaders: “others should not have to endure the distress inflicted on us by newspapers accountable only to themselves”

Ahead of the publication of party manifestos, Drs Gerry and Kate McCann, Christopher Jefferies, and other individuals and families who have suffered appalling cases of…

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Posted: May 9, 2017 at 11:40 am

Press Release: Sun Editor must take responsibility for MacKenzie slur

Responding to reports that Sun columnist Kelvin Mackenzie will not be returning to the paper after being suspended for writing an article which included slurs…

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Posted: April 26, 2017 at 11:18 am

MIRROR PHONE HACKING: DON’T LET THEM FOOL YOU, MOST VICTIMS WERE ORDINARY PEOPLE

Famous targets get the headlines but three-quarters of those illegally hacked by newspapers were people you've never heard of By Brian Cathcart It has become…

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