Case Law: Růžový Panter, OS v Czech Republic: Anti-Corruption NGO defamation case, no violation of Article 10

3 02 2012

The European Court of Human Rights (Fifth Section) decided yesterday that there was no violation of Article 10 as a result of a defamation judgment against a Czech anti-corruption NGO, “Pink Panther”.  The case of Růžový Panter, OS v. Czech Republic (App No 20240/08)(available only in French) arose out of a press release concerning a widely publicised case concerning tax evasion in relation to light heating oils (called “LTO”).  The press release asked a number of questions in relation to the case. Read the rest of this entry »