Trial adjourned in libel suit of Archbishop Sokol vs Týždeň weekly

The main trial in the libel lawsuit filed by Archbishop Emeritus Ján Sokol against the Slovak news weekly Týždeň, which was supposed to have been held at Trnava District Court on September 28, did not take place due to the judge’s illness. The trial should have heard testimony from a key witness, Štefan Náhlik, the SITA newswire wrote. The new date for the trial was set for November 9.

The main trial in the libel lawsuit filed by Archbishop Emeritus Ján Sokol against the Slovak news weekly Týždeň, which was supposed to have been held at Trnava District Court on September 28, did not take place due to the judge’s illness. The trial should have heard testimony from a key witness, Štefan Náhlik, the SITA newswire wrote. The new date for the trial was set for November 9.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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