Strasbourg, Grand Chamber Hearing: Can the right to freedom of expression justify the reporting about Monaco’s reigning monarch’s illegitimate child? – Dirk Voorhoof

20 04 2015

Prince AlbertOn 15 April 2015, the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR held a hearing in the case of Couderc and Hachette Filipacchi Associés v. France (App. no. 40454/07). The hearing is webcasted and can be viewed on the Court’s website, here. The case concerns the right of privacy and reputation of Monaco’s reigning monarch conflicting with the right to freedom of expression of the French magazine Paris-Match. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Strasbourg, MLDI intervenes in Grand Chamber Prince of Monaco Privacy Case

12 02 2015

Prince AlbertOn 12 June 2014, the Fifth Section of the Court of Human Rights held that judgment of a French Court arising out of a story that Monaco’s reigning monarch, Prince Albert II, had an illegitimate child was a violation of Article 10. Read the rest of this entry »