Focus on defamation: a new Council of Europe study draws attention to dangers of ‘forum shopping’ in defamation casesStrasbourg 20 September 2019
What we say online can generate enormous impacts across the globe. Owing to the growing...
Strasbourg 19 September 2019
In 2015, the Council of Europe commissioned a Comparative study on “Blocking, filtering and...
First Steering Committee of “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in Montenegro (JUFREX 2)”Montenegro 13 September 2019
First Steering Committee of joint European Union and Council of Europe Action “Freedom of...
JUFREX 2: Regional conference on Audiovisual Media Services and the role of Media Regulatory AuthoritiesIgalo 9-10 September 2019
The Council of Europe, in the framework of the Regional Action on Freedom of Expression and...
Podgorica 11-13 September 2019
Back to back to the EU/Western Balkan Media Days, European Union has organised a meeting between...
“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 from requiring the licensing of broadcasting, television or cinema enterprises.
The exercise of these freedoms, since it carries with it duties and responsibilities, may be subject to such formalities, conditions, restrictions or penalties as are prescribed by law and are necessary in a democratic society, in the interests of national security, territorial integrity or public safety, for the prevention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or morals, for the protection of the reputation or rights of others, for preventing the disclosure of information received in confidence, or for maintaining the authority and impartiality of the judiciary.”
Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights