SLAPP stands for „Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation” and have become a popular tool for the powerful and wealthy to intimidate journalists and NGOs and affect their work on a daily basis.
While the European Union is about to issue recommendations to the member states on measures against SLAPPs, the public debate in Switzerland is still in an initial stage.
We are happy to announce the SLAPP: SILENCING THE PUBLIC – CONFERENCE in Zurich, taking place 5 May 2022.
Date: 5 May 2022
Venue: Kirchgemeindehaus Johannes, Limmatstrasse 114, 8005 Zurich
Language: The conference will be held in English
Organisation: Bruno Manser Fonds in cooperation with CASE
Attendance Fee: CHF 100.- (Reduced fee of CHF 50.– for students and members of the Bruno Manser Fonds)
More information and registration: www.bmf.ch/slapp