IFEX: Publicist and his wife ordered to pay compensation to minister for defamation

Globe International is concerned about criminal defamation charges brought against publicist Baatarkhuyag and his wife Uyanga, a member of the People’s Movement. On 15 November 2011, the couple was found guilty of “insulting the reputation” of the Minister of Nature, Environment and Tourism, Mr. L. Gansukh. The Sukhbaatar District Court convicted them under Article 111/2 of the Mongolian Criminal Code. Globe International had sent a letter to the minister on 6 February, expressing concern over the criminal defamation charges. To read the full article, click herePublicist and his wife ordered to pay compensation to minister for defamation

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