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Belek and Velioğlu v. Turkey, No. 44227/04, ECtHR (Second Section), 6 October 2015


Freedom of expression and its limits. Defence of a terrorist in a publication.

Normative references

Art. 10 ECHR
Art. 6 ECHR


The Court recognizes the violation of the right to freedom of expression in the sentence and inhibition from further publication imposed upon the applicants for having published an article relating to a terrorist organization in Turkey, asking for the liberation of one of the most prominent members of such group.