The Red Star in Europe: The Vajnai Case before the European Court of Human Rights
10 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2013 Last revised: 20 Feb 2013
Date Written: February 13, 2013
If we are searching for the lesson learned from the Vajnai judgement, it probably can be carefully stated that the general ban of the display of a multiple-meaning totalitarian symbol, because of the absence of the risk of the restoration of the dictatorial regime, upon the occasion of a lawful assembly of a legally operating organisation, infringes Article 10 of the Convention.
Keywords: hate speech, symbols of totalitarian regimes, communist symbols
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