Group Wins Libel Action in Belgian Court
- October 2001
The Belgian Court of Appeal has adjudicated in
favour of Meat & Food International SA, its
holding company General Mediterranean Holding
SA and its fellow subsidiary Compagnie Internationale
de Participations Bancaires et Financières SA
Cipaf, in the libel action against two journalists
who published what was considered to be defamatory
in the Belgian journal "Le Soir Illustré"
on 14 May 1997.
The Court has ordered the journalists to pay damages
and held them liable for all court costs.