ECHR rules defaming Muhammad not protected by free speech

The European Court of Human Rights (#ECHR) has ruled that defaming the Prophet #Mohammed falls outside the limits of acceptable #FreeSpeech.
The case saw a panel of judges reject an appeal from an Austrian woman, who’d been seeking to overturn a conviction for insulting Islam.

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Alexeï Navalny against the Russian State at the ECHR

Alexeï Navalny, number one opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin, arrived Wednesday to the European Court of Human Rights headquarters in Strasbourg, which is examining several of his appeals against Moscow, who he accuses of ‘arbitrary’ arrests. IMAGES

Beslan school siege: Moscow slams ECHR’s claim that more lives could be saved

The Strasbourg court has ordered Russia to pay almost €3 million in damages to the families of the victims of the terrorist attack in Beslan in 2004, but the Kremlin says some of the court’s findings are theoretical and unacceptable.

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Erdogan calls Merkel a ‘terrorist supporter,’ says Turkey will go to ECHR over Netherlands rally row

Turkey will challenge the Netherlands in the European Court of Human Rights over its refusal to allow Turkish officials to enter the country and deliver campaign speeches, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned.

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