VAJNAI v. HUNGARY

Application No. 33629/06 European Court of Human Rights During a demonstration, the applicant wore the red star as a symbol of the international workers’ movement and was convicted of the offence of using a totalitarian symbol. The ECtHR found that despite the atrocities committed by the Communist Regime, the uneasiness the wearing of the star […]

FÁBER v HUNGARY

Application Number 40721/08 European Court of Human Rights The applicant complained that he was fined for displaying the striped Árpád flag (which has controversial historical connotations in Hungary) less than 100 metres away from a demonstration against racism and hatred. The Court found that the applicant, who had not behaved violently or abusively and had not […]