Otto Preminger Institute v Austria: ECHR 1994

In the context of religious opinions and beliefs it was pointed out that there is under article 10 an obligation to avoid as far as possible expressions that are gratuitously offensive to others ‘and thus an infringement of their rights’. The Court upheld the seizure and forfeiture of an obscene film about God, Christ and the Virgin Mary.


(1994) 19 EHRR 3


European Convention on Human Rights 10

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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: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.538714