Global Freedom of Expression

Vidar Stromme: Freedom of Expression and Information in Norway

Key Details

  • Region
    Europe and Central Asia
Following are the issues discussed in Vidar Stromme’s presentation from the annual Justice for Free Expression Conference held on April 4-5, 2016. Please see the full pdf version below.
  1. Background: incorporation of ECHR
  2. 2015 Changes in defamation and privacy legislation
  3. Norwegian Supreme Court on terror and source protection (The Rolfsen Case)
  4. Norwegian Supreme Court on right to information
  5. 2015 Monitoring project on freedom of speech (social and cultural aspects)






Vidar Stromme

Director, Norwegian National Institution for Human Rights, Norway