2005 – Yusuf Islam, the former Cat Stevens was awarded substantial damages from

2005 – Yusuf Islam, the former Cat Stevens was awarded substantial damages from two British papers, The Sunday Times and The Sun, which printed articles alleging he was involved in terrorism. Both newspapers apologized to the 56 year old musician for the “false and highly defamatory allegations.” The papers would also pay his legal bills and pledged not to repeat the allegations. The money awarded was to be given to Tsunami relief projects.

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