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How can Simon Singh donate to Hacked Off?

by | 12th, May 2013

Simon Singh libel appeal

DANIEL Boffey tells readers of The Observer , names of wealthy donors to the Hacked Off campaign.

He lists a few of the names: Arpad Busson, Guy Chambers and Simon Singh. Singh donated £1000. He said:

“It is about getting the balance right between free speech and a responsible press.”

Sections of the press behaved badly. They were dealt with by the law. Free Speech has no buts. It is either free or it isn’t. You can’t get to the truth if you’re shackled.

Singh is an interesting donor. He once took on the libel system and won. In 2008, Singh wrote an article in the Guardian in which he said that a chiropractor  “happily promotes bogus treatment s”.  The British Chiropractic Association was upset. Singh said “alternative therapists who offer treatments unsupported by reasonable evidence are deluded rather than deliberately dishonest”. But the

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