Press Releases

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: March 3, 2017 at 1:09 pm

Press Release: Murdoch’s Sky bid must be referred to Ofcom on “fit and proper” grounds, say press abuse victims.

Victims of press abuse argue that without Leveson Phase 2 taking place, the take-over of Sky by Fox would be unsafe and disreputable.  “We believe…

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Posted: February 23, 2017 at 11:21 am

PRESS RELEASE: Hacked Off response to Culture, Media and Sport Committee submission to Government’s Leveson consultation

23/02/2017    The cross-party House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has strongly criticised the press for is failure to comply with the recommendations…

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