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Freedom of expression 1.Sphere of rights 2.Fields of freedom of expression 3.Boundaries of freedom of expression.

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1 Freedom of expression 1.Sphere of rights 2.Fields of freedom of expression 3.Boundaries of freedom of expression

2 1. Sphere of rights First Amendment – freedom of expression; US SC Kommunikationsgrundrechte, GG Article 5; BVerfGE Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Article 19, UN Human Rights Committee ECHR Article 10; ECtHR Constitution Article 61; Decision 30/1992 AB: „mother right” -assembly-association, arts-science-education, freedom of information, thought and religion -definition of opinion: disclosure of fact, value judgement

3 2. Fields of freedom of expression A.Freedom of press * written press – prohibition of cenzorship: Decision 20/1997 AB * Act II of 1986 B.Freedom of listening-in and televiewing * shortage of frequencies – Decision 1/2007 AB * public servic – objective institutional protection: Decision 37/1992 AB * Act I of 1996 C.Freedom of Internet * state vs.self-regulation

4 3. Boundaries of freedom of expression Four groups of worths to be protected: state, social groups, public interest, individual honour A. Political speech - national security interests: state secret (Pentagon Papers; Kriminális) - state symbols: burning of flags (Johnson, Lass mich!, Decision 13/2000 AB)

5 B.Hatred speech - US: Skokie - G: Auschwitz-Lüge - ECtHR: Jersild - MKAB: Decision 30/1992 AB Decision 12/1999 AB Decision 14/2000 AB Decision 18/2004 AB

6 C. Speech offending public interest Public peace: - US: fighting words - MKAB: scare-mongering: Decision 18/2000 AB Public morals: - US: Roth - EJEB: Handyside - Hungary: Act on promotion, Act on media Public health: - prohibition of promotion of alcohol and tobacco: Decision 37/2000

7 D.Defamatory speech and open to criticism of public actors - US: New York Times vs. Sullivan - G: Mephisto, Böll, Strauss - ECtHR: Lingens, Dalban -MKAB: Decision 36/199. AB Decision 57/2000 AB

8 Thank you for your attention!


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