Libel defence appeal is halfway to deadline – and bang on target!

Vox Political’s Mike Sivier is used to winning arguments: Here he is brandishing the apology from the last organisation to fling wild accusations at him.

Today I get to send heartfelt thanks to everybody who has donated to my libel defence appeal – nearly 700 of you!

You have raised more than half the “stretch” target of £25,000 – and in half the time allocated by the kind people at CrowdJustice to achieve it.

So we’re exactly on course to reach that target!

I am extremely grateful – especially as these funds are already being used.

Crowdjustice has sent slightly more than £8,000 – nearly two-thirds of the total raised so far – to my solicitor, to fund vital work on the case.

Besides paying the cost of corresponding with the solicitor acting for the TV personalities who are accusing me, it will also be used to secure expert advice from a barrister on the merits of my case – and to obtain evidence from witnesses.

But you can see that, even though those of you who donated to the fund have achieved so much, there is a lot left to be done. I am left with slightly less than £5,000 – and it will be extremely difficult to mount an effective defence with only this much, if the case is brought to court.

So, please – if you haven’t donated yet, please do. Every contribution, from the largest to the smallest, will help win this case for justice.

If you have donated already, please share information about the appeal on the social media you use, so that people who may not know about the case can come to and (hopefully) make their own contribution.

I’ve said it before but it bears repeating: This case pits justice against wealth. I have the facts of the case in my favour – but my opponents have money. It seems they are hoping I run out of funds before the facts can be aired in court.

I think that is an abuse of the justice system.

If you agree, please help:

Have YOU donated to my crowdfunding appeal, raising funds to fight false libel claims by TV celebrities who should know better? These court cases cost a lot of money so every penny will help ensure that wealth doesn’t beat justice.

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3 thoughts on “Libel defence appeal is halfway to deadline – and bang on target!

  1. Rik

    Good News
    I hope & pray that you win your case which I’m sure you will..
    I will donate a little something on the 21st May

    A BIG good luck to you Mr Mike . . . .

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