Freedomofexpression

Definition

Freedom of expression: presumes that everyone has the freedom to hold opinions, and to receive and impart information and ideas without any interference both in online and offline dimensions. Public authorities may restrict your right to freedom of expression if they can show that their action has a proper basis in law and are necessary in a democratic society, in the interests of national security, territorial integrity or public safety, for the prevention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or morals, for the protection of the reputation or rights of others, for preventing the disclosure of information received in confidence, or for maintaining the authority and impartiality of the judiciary.

Information

Source: European Convention of Human Rights

For more information on this topic, visit
http://www.echr.coe.int/

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