Nani Jansen '06 LL.M. Wins Landmark Freedom of Expression Case in African Court
New York, March 13, 2015—Defending a newspaper editor who was imprisoned after accusing a prosecutor of corruption, Nani Jansen ’06 LL.M., legal director of Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI), won a landmark ruling from the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights that journalists should not face prison time for defamation.
|Nani Jansen '06 LL.M. won a landmark ruling for a journalist in Africa. Her organization, the Media Legal Defence Initiative received an inaugural Global Freedom of Expression Prize from Columbia University on March 11.|