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Brzeziński v. Poland: Fine over ‘false’ information during election campaign violated Article 10

August 08, 2019

By Ronan Ó Fathaigh On 25 July 2019, the European Court of Human Rights delivered an important judgment in Brzeziński v. Poland, concerning a provision in Poland’s election law which allows a court, within 24 hours, to consider whether ‘untrue information’ has been published, and to issue an order prohibiting its further distribution. The European […]