Case Law: Faber v Hungary, Restriction on the display of flag during demonstration was a breach of Article 10 – Eloise le Santo

10 08 2012

The European Court of Human Rights has held in a judgment handed down on 24 July 2012 that the display of a flag with ‘controversial historical connotations’ was protected under Article 10. The applicant had been displaying the controversial Árpád striped flag, which has links to fascism and the Arrow Cross Regime, in Budapest on a day that the Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP) was holding a demonstration against racism and hatred. Read the rest of this entry »