Join PILnet and the other members of the Coalition against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) for the launch our website on 26 March 2021 at 11:30am CET with a panel event highlighting SLAPP experts representing different public watchdogs.

CASE is a coalition of NGOs from across Europe, including PILnet, representing a range of different public watchdogs united in recognition of the threat posed to their work by Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs), abusive lawsuits designed to silence critical speech.

Keynote: Věra Jourová, Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency


  • Ana Gomes, Former Member of the European Parliament
  • Andrew Caruana Galizia, Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation
  • Jonathan Taylor, Whistleblower
  • The Atlas of Hate team, LGBT+ activists

This website will serve as a repository of materials to assist public watchdogs in responding to legal attacks, host research CASE is conducting on legal intimidation and other data, and map out legal services and pro bono lawyers available across Europe.

RSVP to join us for this virtual event before March 24, 5pmCET. Participants will be sent the link prior to the event.