Belgium: The Vlaams Blok Political Party Convicted Indirectly of Racism
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Date Written: October 2006
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.
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