This is a very good news Nils!
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> On 16 Sep 2014, at 06:36, Nils Mulvad <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Danish journalists Kjeld Hansen and Nils Mulvad now appeal he central
> part of the verdict for publishing the names of pig farms infected
> with the dangerous pig bacteria MRSA. We have just been given the
> permission to appeal.
> The verdict from May 2014 was for five daily fines of 500 DKK for both
> Kjeld Hansen and Nils Mulvad. The punishment is so small that such a
> verdict usually can not be appealed in Denmark.
> Lawyer Tyge Trier, who proceeded the case in District Court in Aarhus,
> has therefore requested the Appeals Permission Board
> (Procesbevillingsnævnet) for permission to appeal the principal part
> of the judgment. That was allowed in a decision of 12th September
> 2014. This means that the case now is appealed.
> Kjeld Hansen and Nils Mulvad was indicted and sentenced because they
> wrote two people on a named pig farm, Pindstoftegård in Tommerup on
> the island of Funen, were found infected with MRSA bacteria. Nils
> Mulvad did not specify who the two persons were, but arranged
> precisely to anonymize the information in the article.
> The website Aabenhedstinget published the article on 21 October 2010
> with evidence that some of those infected in 12 named pig farms were
> the owners of the farms. After a week Nils Mulvad in cooperation with
> Kjeld Hansen anonymised the story, and it is the anonymised version of
> the article, which has been on the website since October 2010 and is
> still there.
> Lawyer Tyge Trier proceeded in the district court for dismissal of
> Kjeld Hansen and Nils Mulvad, but the judge ended up sentencing the
> two that anonymity was not sufficient, and also Kjeld Hansen for the
> unfinished version of the article that mistakenly was available in
> good one week.
> Danish Union of Journalists cover the cost of the lawyer Tyge Trier.
> There is not yet set a date for the proceedings before the High Court.
> Here is this story in Danish with links to relevant documentation:
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