Press Complaints Commission
spacer spacer
SEARCH FOR     Or try the cases search  
Cases Banner
  spacer
Making a complaint
Code of Practice Information
Cases
Code Advice
 

Complainant Name:
Mr Shiraz Mahmood

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Metro

Complaint:
Mr Shiraz Mahmood complained that an article and its headline was misleading when it stated that imams who carried out forced marriages could be charged with a criminal offence under new legislative proposals.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a statement which made clear that the threat of legal action would apply to all faiths.

Report: 72



<< Go Back
 
    spacer
Home ] Cases ] Site map ]