Global Freedom of Expression


New eBook Summarizes Key Cases Implicating Freedom of Expression in the European Court of Human Rights

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  • Themes
    Access to Public Information, Privacy, Data Protection and Retention, Defamation / Reputation

In July of 2015, the European Audiovisual Observatory released an ebook, containing summaries of cases in the European Court of Human Rights impacting freedom of expression, the media and journalists. The ebook contains a list of cases with links to the corresponding summaries in the book, as well as external links to the text of the decisions themselves. The ebook also contains the entire text of the European Convention on Human Rights. Inforrm’s Blog stated of the ebook: “This 400 page book by the European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, offers an unparalleled overview of 240 different court cases based on or around Article 10 of the European Convention of Human Rights – guaranteeing freedom of speech and information.

This ebook is another great resource for students and scholars to learn more about cases that have been brought before the European Court of Human Rights addressing these pressing issues, in an easy to read and freely accessible format. The ebook is available to download for free by clicking on the link referenced in the footnotes.


Ashley Geary

Legal Researcher