Rachel Riley has launched court proceedings against someone else. What does this mean?

Countdown: Time is money and as her case against me ticks on, Rachel Riley will be hoping the money raised by my CrowdJustice campaign runs out. Please help foil her.

Some of you may be aware that Rachel Riley (and her partner-in-litigation threats, Tracy-Ann Oberman) has launched a court case against someone else on a matter connected with my own.

But while I had written an article, all Jane Heybroek did was retweet a link to one (not mine; one of the articles on which my own piece was based).

You can find details of the case on her own CrowdJustice site, here. And feel free to contribute to her funds if you can.

The fact that Ms Riley is taking other people to court over this matter suggests that she is not about to give up her pursuit of me, despite the evidence that is mounting against her position.

It also suggests that I am right in my belief that she is hoping to drain my funds – and those of Ms Heybroek – to ensure that we become unable to sustain our cases and have to seek a settlement, or let her win, before any trial takes place.

I wonder whether she thinks opening a case against another person will make this easier to achieve – assuming that there are a limited number of people willing to support us, and therefore a limited amount of money available for our CrowdJustice campaigns.

Only you can prove her wrong.

My legal team is about to write the detailed defence against Ms Riley’s latest claim against me (she had to re-word it after a judge’s ruling earlier this month) – and I reckon it will kill her claim against me stone dead, if it gets a hearing in court.

My guess is that it will also kill the claim against Ms Heybroek.

We need to get it heard in court.

As I have mentioned before, defamation (libel) cases are extremely expensive. Even though nearly £50,000 has been provided to fund my case through this site (so far), most of it has been used getting it to this point.

If you can’t contribute more yourself right now, that’s perfectly understandable. But please encourage your friends to visit this site – https://crowdjustice.com/case/mike-sivier-libel-fight/ – and contribute. And put a little more in the pot yourself, if you can.

The average amount donated per person is less than £20. That’s not a lot to give in return for justice.

On Twitter, you could tweet in support, quoting the address of the appeal. I’ve seen a lot of tweets supporting this case – but usually from the same few people. If you’re not one of them – and you are on Twitter – it doesn’t take much effort and it could make a huge difference.

Post a link to Facebook, asking your friends to pledge. I haven’t seen many of these at all, and Facebook is far more influential than Twitter. I’d like to! If you do this, feel free to let me know.

On other social media platforms, please mention the campaign there, quoting the appeal address.

It would be easy to tell yourself that you’ve done your bit. After all, this campaign has been running for a few months and there’s a new one to grab your attention.

That is how Ms Riley could win.

If you believe in justice – and if you’re reading this, I know you do – then that’s the last thing you want for this case.

Let’s set a precedent for 2020 with a big boost for this campaign – and keep it going strong into the future.

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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9 thoughts on “Rachel Riley has launched court proceedings against someone else. What does this mean?

  1. SteveH

    Rachel Riley has launched court proceedings against someone else. What does this mean?

    A vexatious litigant perhaps?

    1. Carolyn Adams

      vixen that she is. quite pathetic really, l don’t give a stuff what anyone says about me! the way l look at it is this, at least it keeps them away from those who ain’t so thick skinned as myself. but it seems hardy just want compensation greedy bag she is, and a typical tory troll

  2. Anthony Turtle

    One question, this case has been rumbling on for some time, without getting to court. In that time you have been slandered by Ms. Riley et al. Do you get damages for the innuendo of you being a libellous blogger?

      1. Carolyn Adams

        well you should, iy’s a far bigger ‘;put me down’ dragging a law biding person through court than to say a truth about someone, gl huni

  3. Rik

    Hi All
    Come on chaps we need to try to get this woman sorted .., please try & bung in another few quid… Mike HAS to win this case, he just has to . . . I’m not flush but I’m gonna bung in another £20 it’s not a lot but every penny helps
    A BIG Thank You to all . . .

    Have a really great new year & with any luck I’ll win the lottery yaaay. . . problem is I don’t buy tickets . . . Bernard Manning made a really good joke about this btw . .

  4. Rik

    Hi Mike it’s not that I don’t want to share this it’s just as my eldest Daughter keeps telling me that I’m too paranoid I stopped using Twitter & facebook years ago in case the DWP are are tracking me I know it’s a bit sad but that’s the truth . . . anyways Good Luck from the bottom of my heart . -)

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