Defamatory advert

IN Media Watch Briefs | 30/10/2008

The Goan daily Herald carried a half-page advertisement supported by 390 named individuals making allegedly defamatory references to a minor German rape victim.The ad identified the victim¿s mother by name, and claimed that the victim was "romping" with older men at Goan night clubs". A child rights panel is planning legal action. The Herald editor declined to comment on the advertisement.  (IANS)

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