Speech & Protest Archives - RightsInfo

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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Speech & Protest
1998
Europe

Restrictions on election campaigning must be proportionate

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An anti-abortion campaigner distributed 25,000 campaign leaflets shortly before the 1992 election. She was prosecuted for breaching the spending cap on campaign publications. The court decided that the spending cap was so disproportionate that it violated her right to freedom of expression.

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