Case Law, Strasbourg: Szurovecz v. Hungary, Denying journalist access to asylum-seeker ‘reception centre’ violated Article 10 – Dirk Voorhoof and Ronan Ó Fathaigh

6 11 2019

In Szurovecz v. Hungary, the European Court of Human Rights has held that a refusal to grant a journalist access to an asylum-seeker ‘reception centre’ in Hungary violated his right to freedom of expression under Article 10 ECHR. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Strasbourg: Gürbüz and Bayar v. Turkey, Dangerous “triple pirouette” to find criminal prosecution for media coverage of PKK statements did not violate Article 10 – Ronan Ó Fathaigh and Dirk Voorhoof

17 10 2019

The European Court’s Second Section recently found that criminal proceedings against the owner and the editor of a newspaper for having published statements by the leader of a terrorist organisation were justified and did not violate the right to freedom of expression. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Strasbourg: Prior restraint of campaigning for a peaceful but unauthorised demonstration violated Article 10 – Ronan Ó Fathaigh and Dirk Voorhoof

18 05 2019

On 30 April 2019, in Kablis v. Russia, the Third Section of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) unanimously found that the blocking by Russian authorities of an activist’s social networking account and entries on his blog had breached his right to freedom of expression under Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Read the rest of this entry »