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Among those signatures there are citizens from all over Europe and organizations like OBCT, and Articolo 21 and the Italian federation of journalists (FNSI).

The petition, launched in July 2021 by the organisations Rainforest Rescue and the Munich Environmental Institute, who are themselves facing SLAPPs, calls on the European Commission to propose an Anti-SLAPP Directive that effectively protects all those affected by vexatious litigation across the EU.

More details on the website of the CASE .


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