3-11-2015, 15:37  / ნანახია: 1086

Thirteen key recommendations and findings from a global study on the protection of journalism sources in the digital age have been published in Paris. The study, based on research covering 121 UNESCO Member States, concludes that between 2007 and 2015 there were noteworthy developments in 69% of the countries examined – mainly with negative impact.  

3-11-2015, 15:33  / ნანახია: 1119

In this report, the Special Rapporteuraddresses the multi-faceted ways in which theright  tothefreedomindispensable for artistic expression and creativitymay  be curtailed. She reflects upon the growing worldwide concern that artistic voices have beenorare beingsilenced by various means and in different ways.

15-10-2015, 15:59  / ნანახია: 1107

Today, judges ruled that Switzerland did breach human rights law in taking legal action against a Turkish politician who publicly denied that the Ottoman Empire had committed genocide against the Armenian people in 1915.

 

In its Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Perinçek v. Switzerland (application no. 27510/08) the European Court of Human Rights held, by a majority, that there had been: a violation of Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights.

13-10-2015, 16:16  / ნანახია: 978

On 6 October 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) declared that the Safe Harbour agreement which allowed the movement of digital data between the EU and the US was invalid. The Court was ruling in a case brought by Max Schrems, an Austrian student and privacy campaigner who, in the wake of the Snowden revelations of mass surveillance, contested the fact that data about Europeans and others was being stored in the US by tech companies such as Facebook.

22-06-2015, 15:55  / ნანახია: 1016

On 16 June 2015 the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has delivered the long awaited final judgment in the case of Delfi AS v. Estonia, deciding on the liability of an online news portal for the offensive comments posted by its readers below one of its online news articles.