ORBAN AND OTHERS v FRANCE

Application Number 20985/05 European Court of Human Rights  [Judgment delivered in French] The applicants were convicted of publicly defending war crimes due to a book their company distributed in which the author, a former member of the special services, described torture and summary executions carried out during the war in Algeria. Link: https://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng#{%22itemid%22:[%22001-90662%22]} Theme(s): Violence […]

MEDYA FM REHA RADIO v Turkey

MEDYA FM REHA RADIO ve ÿletiÿim Hizmetleri A.ÿ v. TURKEY Application Number: 32842/02 European Court of Human Rights [Judgement delivered in French] The applicant was a company which broadcasts radio programmes. Following several comments made which were considered as inciting people to violence, terrorism or racial discrimination, a ban was imposed on broadcasting for 365 […]

GÜNDÜZ v. TURKEY

Application Number 35071/97 European Court of Human Rights The applicant is the leader of a community describing itself as an Islamic sect. During a television programme, the applicant was critical of secularism and called for the implementation of Sharia. The ECtHR found a violation of Article 10 since the mere reference to Sharia did not amount […]