YANNI v. SIERRA LEONE DAILY MAIL, (Civil Case No. 54/65))  SLSC 1232 (31 March 1967);
Tort- damages- measure of damages- defamation-
Tort-defamation-defamatory statements-statements imputing moral obliquity
In assessingdamages in a defamation action, the court may look at the whole conduct of the defendant, before action, after action and in court during trial (page 107, lines 25-27).
A statement that a person instituted a prosecution for political reasons is capable of a defamatory meaning (page 101, lines 1-3).