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Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech

Category
Publication
Type
Legal document
Subject
Police development and reform

Description



This brochure intends to make a distinction between freedom of expression and hate speech, both from a terminology and a legal point of view, as well as to differentiate them from other related concepts, such as defamation and insult.

Subject
Police development and reform
Type
Legal document
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
media, hate crime, freedom of expression

Summary

Freedom of speech and expression is a fundamental human right, playing a vital role in exercising and protecting other rights. The brochure will be presented through the national legislation, as well as the case law of the European Court of Human Rights. All explanations should contribute to recognizing, isolating and condemning the antonyms of free expression.

It is intended, above all, for journalists, journalism students, media and their editors, as well as the general public, dealing with the issues of freedom of expression, hate speech, defamation and insult, as well as the legal framework in the country.

Information

Added on
13 Jun 2016
Origin
OSCE Mission to Skopje, North Macedonia
Region
North Macedonia
Keywords
media, hate crime, freedom of expression
Rights
OSCE