Statement in Open Court has been read at the Royal Courts of Justice today for Mohammed Kozbar by his solicitor Jonathan Coad following successful defamation claim against The Daily Telegraph
Finsbury Park Mosque Chairman, Mohammed Kozbar appeared at the Royal Courts of Justice today morning, alongside his solicitor Jonathan Coad of Keystone Law for the reading of a Statement in Open Court.
The Daily Telegraph has agreed to pay substantial damages to Mr Kozbar after falsely portrayed him as an individual who supported the use of violence in the Israel-Palestine conflict. He was also wrongly described as someone who blamed the UK for ISIL.
This is an account of his earlier complaint to IPSO which sets out the details of the allegations made against him by the paper: https://www.ipso.co.uk/rulings-and-resolution-statements/ruling/?id=02746-16
The reading took place before Mr Justice Warby in Court 13 at 10.30, Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London WC2A 2LL