Category : Louis Blom-Cooper

The power of print: a celebration of 250 issues of Index on Censorship magazine

alt information“Censorship is as much with us as it ever was,” said author, lawyer and early Index supporter Louis Blom-Cooper, in a speech to mark the 250th issue of Index on Censorship magazine, during its launch at London’s magCulture¬†on Tuesday 12 July. The event saw special performances by actor Simon Callow, who read Maya Angelou’s poem […]

Louis Blom-Cooper: Leveson Inquiry “a golden opportunity”

As British journalism faces the most significant media public inquiry in a generation, Julian Petley talks to former Press Council chief Louis Blom-Cooper

Birmingham six libel case settled

Barrister Louis Blom-Cooper has settled in a libel action brought against him by Birmingham six pair Hugh Callaghan and Gerry Hunter at the Dublin High Court. Hunter and Callaghan claimed that a 1997 pamphlet by Blom-Cooper, The Birmingham Six and Other Cases, had implied that they could be guilty of carryimg out the 1974 Birmingham […]