Five years ago a landmark judgement known as Austin v UK was handed down, which still has huge significance for policing in this country.
Speech & Protest
Human rights means that we are free to speak our minds in public, journalists’ sources must be protected, the state can’t interfere with peaceful protests without a good reason.
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What Have Human rights done for Speech & Protest?
Inciting hatred isn’t part of freedom of speech
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A British National Party member displayed a poster outside his house containing an inflammatory statement about Islam. He was convicted of a criminal offence. Mr Noorwood argued this breached his free expression rights - his case failed.