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Can the right to freedom of expression justify the reporting about Monaco’s reigning monarch’s illegitimate child?

April 15, 2015

By Dirk Voorhoof Today, the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR held a hearing in the case of Couderc and Hachette Filipacchi Associés v. France (App. no. 40454/07). The hearing is webcasted and can be viewed on the Court’s website, here. The case concerns the right of privacy and reputation of Monaco’s reigning monarch conflicting with […]