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Refugee advocate Shane Bazzi wins appeal against Peter Dutton defamation ruling

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Peter Dutton's defamation victory over a refugee advocate's six-word tweet has been overturned on appeal in the Federal Court. A judge ordered Shane Bazzi in December to pay $35,000 in damages and some of Mr D Sutton's legal costs after using Twitter in February to label the defence minister "a rape apologist" But the Full Court of the Federal court on Tuesday allowed Mr Bazza's appeal, setting aside the December order and dismissed the proceeding.
2 months ago·Canberra, Australia

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The Guardian

Shane Bazzi wins appeal in defamation case over Peter Dutton tweet

Refugee advocate Shane Bazzi brought the appeal after being ordered by the federal court in November to pay $35,000 in damages to the defence minister

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sydney Morning Herald

Appeal court overturns Peter Dutton’s $35,000 defamation win over tweet

An appeal court has overturned a decision awarding Defence Minister Peter Dutton $35,000 in damages over an allegedly defamatory tweet.

2 months ago·Sydney, Australia
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ABC Australia

Refugee advocate wins appeal against ruling he defamed Peter Dutton in tweet

A refugee advocate has won an appeal against a defamation ruling which ordered him to pay Defence Minister Peter Dutton $35,000 over a now-deleted tweet.

2 months ago·Australia
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SBS News

Refugee advocate Shane Bazzi wins appeal in Peter Dutton defamation case

Refugee advocate Shane Bazzi has won his Federal Court appeal after a judge earlier found he had defamed Defence Minister Peter Dutton in a six-word tweet.

2 months ago·Sydney, Australia
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Refugee advocate Shane Bazzi wins court appeal against Peter Dutton

Refugee advocate Shane Bazzi has won an appeal overturning a decision that would have forced him to pay Defence Minister Peter Dutton more than $35,000 over a tweet.

2 months ago·Australia
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The Canberra Times

Refugee advocate wins Dutton appeal

Peter Dutton's defamation victory over a refugee advocate's six-word tweet has been overturned on appeal in the Federal...

2 months ago·Canberra, Australia
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