Giniewski v France: ECHR 31 Jan 2006

The applicant had been convicted of public defamation towards the Christian community on the basis of an article suggesting that Catholicism contained the seeds of the Holocaust.
Held: While the article may have shocked and offended, it was a genuine contribution to an historical debate. It was not ‘gratuitously offensive’. The conviction was a breach of Article 10.
64016/00, [2006] ECHR 82, (2007) 45 EHRR 23
Worldlii, Bailii
European Convention on Human Rights 10
Human Rights
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CitedCore Issues Trust v Transport for London Admn 22-Mar-2013
The claimant sought judicial review of the decision made by TfL not to allow an advertisement on behalf of the Trust to appear on the outside of its buses. It was to read: ‘NOT GAY! EX-GAY, POST-GAY AND PROUD. GET OVER IT!’. The decision was said to . .

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Updated: 10 February 2021; Ref: scu.239471