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Freedom of Expression in England and under the ECHR

H. Bosma

Freedom of Expression in England and under the ECHR

In Search of a Common Ground, a Foundation for the Application of the Human Rights Act 1998 in English Law (School of Human Rights Research)

by H. Bosma

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Published by Intersentia Uitgevers N V .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Law,
  • European Union (EU) Law,
  • Freedom of information & freedom of speech,
  • England,
  • General,
  • Law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12806382M
    ISBN 109050951368
    ISBN 109789050951364

    The European Court of Human Rights held that the confiscation of a book deemed to be obscene did not violate the right to freedom of expression. Richard Handyside purchased the British rights to a book that aimed to educate teenage readers about sex (including subsections on issues such as masturbation, pornography, homosexuality, abortion, etc.   Media Freedom under the Human Rights Act provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of the impact of Article 10 ECHR, as received through the Human Rights Act , on the substantive law governing freedom of expression in the media.5/5(1).

    Media Freedom under the Human Rights Act provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of the impact of Article 10 ECHR, as received through the Human Rights Act , on the substantive law governing freedom of expression in the media. Fully up to date, the book provides extensive coverage of crucial recent developments in this field; these include: the key . The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (formally the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) is an international convention to protect human rights and political freedoms in d in by the then newly formed Council of Europe, the convention entered into force on 3 September All Council of Europe Parties: 47 Council of Europe member states.

      In Ibragim Ibragimov and Others v Russia [] ECHR , the Court noted that the domestic courts’ decision to ban the books from publication and distribution because they were “extremist” had been an interference by a public authority with the applicants’ rights under Article 10 ECHR (freedom of expression), interpreted in the light. Freedom of Opinion and Expression - International standards. The right to freedom of opinion and expression is enshrined in a number of international and regional human rights instruments, some of which are accessible from the below hyperlinks.


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Freedom of Expression in England and under the ECHR: in Search of a Common Ground: A Foundation for the Application of the Human Rights Act in English Law (School of Human Rights Research) (v. 6) by. Be the first to review this item.

ISBN Author: Heleen Bosma. Freedom of Expression in England and under the ECHR: in Search of a Common Ground - Intersentia This book discusses the common ground between the protection of freedom of expression in English law and under the ECHR against the background of the incorporation of the ECHR into English law in the Human Rights Act Freedom of expression also supports artistic, scientific and commercial development.

When we talk about freedom of expression, we mean both the spoken and written word, as well as actions, gestures and the display of images intended to show meaning. In this guide, ‘freedom of expression’ also includes ‘freedom of speech’. See for example. Under this legislation, the right to freedom of expression guaranteed by Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR or "Convention") 3 is protected by law in the United by: 2.

Freedom of Expression in England and under the ECHR: in Search of a Common Ground This book discusses the common ground between the protection of freedom of expression in English law and under the ECHR against the background of the incorporation of the ECHR into English law in the Human Rights Act rights protected under the Convention, such as the freedom of assembly.

At the same time, freedom of expression can conflict with other rights pro. tected by the Convention, such as the right to a fair trial, to respect for pri. vate life, to conscience and religion. Without a broad guarantee of the right to freedom of expression pro- tected by independent and impartial courts, there is no free country, there is no democracy.

Freedom of expression is a right in itself as well as a component of other rights pr otected under the Convention, such as freedom of assembly. Textbooks. Barendt is a masterful treatment of the comparative law of freedom of expression.

The second edition provides extensive coverage of the European Commission and (later) European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in addition to cases from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

European Convention on Human Rights: the European Convention and the United Kingdom Introduction to ECHR and the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom was one of the original signatories of the ECHR inalthough it has not been incorporated into domestic law through legislation and is theoretically only binding as an international obligation of the state.

the ECtHR on freedom of expression, media and journalism can be found in an e-book on the subject, published by the European Audiovisual Observatory (Strasbourg: Iris). The first edition was published in December Interference with freedom of expression must be based in national law that is public, accessible and predictable, the ECHR has held.

[vi] The law must be public because freedom of expression is so valuable that restrictions must have the democratic legitimacy that accompanies public Parliamentary acts or common-law legal formulations. Freedom of Expression and Contempt of Court for the International Seminar on Promoting Freedom of Expression With the Three Specialised International Mandates Hilton Hotel London, United Kingdom November I.

Introduction Contempt of court is a broad, common law doctrine. The test is similar under the ECHR, as the following passage File Size: KB. Article 10 of the ECHR protects freedom of expression in the following terms: Everyone has the right to freedom of expression.

This right shall in- clude freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart informa-File Size: KB. Freedom of expression gives you the right to hold your own opinions and to express them freely without interference, although you also have a duty to behave responsibly and to.

Article 10 of the ECHR (as incorporated in the Human Rights Act ) concerns freedomof expression. It states: 1. Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers.

(1) Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers. This Article shall not prevent States. Everyone has the right to freedom of expression.

This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers. This article shall not prevent. Article 10 U.K. Freedom of expression.

1 U.K. Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers.

Protection of journalistic sources Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights The European Court of Human Rights has repeatedly emphasised that Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights safeguards not only the substance and contents of information and ideas, but also the means of transmitting Size: KB.

Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) provides workers with a right to freedom of expression and so has relevance for whistleblowers.

Get this from a library! Freedom of expression in England and under the ECHR: in search of a common ground: a foundation for the application of the Human Rights Act in English law. [Heleen Bosma]. A representative of Destiny Church is quoted as saying: “We understand that this is a fairly clear-cut breach of the freedom of thought, conscience and religion and the freedom of expression, enshrined in the ECHR.

Under the Equality Actthe City of Edinburgh Council is also discriminating on the grounds of religious belief.The regional Conventions also contain provisions regarding the freedom of expression: Article 10 ECHR, Article 13 ACHR and Article 9 ACHPR.

The freedom of expression and opinion is a complex right that includes the freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds through any media.