Clearcutting Free Speech: How Resolute Forest Products is going to extremes to silence critics of its controversial logging practices

May 16, 2017

Report on the implications of Resolute Forest Products' legal attacks on its critics

Instead of embracing sustainable forestry, investing in healthy forests, and creating jobs, Resolute is trying to intimidate critics like Greenpeace with multimillion dollar lawsuits that threaten free speech. If these lawsuits succeed, the cases could set a dangerous precedent that could stop advocacy groups criticizing corporations in North America and embolden companies around the world to use similar tactics against their own critics.

Greenpeace has published a report, “Clearcutting Free Speech: How Resolute Forest Products is going to extremes to silence critics of its controversial logging practices”, presenting the implications of logging company Resolute Forest Products massive legal attack on its critics, which aims to redefine activism as criminal activity.

View the report online or download the pdf version below.

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