Belgium: The Vlaams Blok Political Party Convicted Indirectly of Racism

Posted: 29 Feb 2008

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Eva Brems

Ghent University-Universiteit Gent

Date Written: October 2006

Abstract

Decisions of the Belgian Court of Cassation and the Ghent Court of Appeal - legislation criminalizing membership in and support of racist organization - legality principle - freedom of speech - priority of the European Convention on Human Rights over the Belgian Constitution - relationship of Court of Cassation to the Constitutional Court.

Suggested Citation

Brems, Eva, Belgium: The Vlaams Blok Political Party Convicted Indirectly of Racism (October 2006). International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, Issue 4, pp. 702-711, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1098747 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icon/mol032

Eva Brems (Contact Author)

Ghent University-Universiteit Gent ( email )

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