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  • Ronan Ó Fathaigh

Kurski v. Poland: Ordering politician to publish apology for defaming Polish newspaper violated Article 10

July 14, 2016

By Ronan Ó Fathaigh The European Court’s Fourth Section has held that a successful civil action by a newspaper against a Polish politician for alleging the newspaper had an “agreement” with an oil corporation to finance the newspaper’s “mass propaganda” against his political party, violated the politician’s freedom of expression. The opinion in Kurski v. […]