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The Global Principles on Protection of Freedom of Expression and Privacy

This document is part of ARTICLE 19’s International Standards Series, an ongoing effort to elaborate in greater detail the implications of protecting and promoting the right to freedom of expression in different thematic areas. These Principles are the result of a process of study, analysis, and drawing on the extensive experience and work of ARTICLE 19’s regional offices and partner organisations in many countries around the world.
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ECHR's Precedential Decision: Freedom of Information v. Personal Data Protection

The judgement highlighted that the court well internalizes that member states are granted margin of appreciation when balancing the interests of personal data protection and freedom of information. Nevertheless, when the case concerns information of high public interest the court is of the opinion that the member states should take into consideration the importance of public scrutiny and make such information available for the wider public.

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Disciplinary Liability in Civil Service

A civil servant is accountable to the state and the society in the process of activities carries out in civil service. Accordingly, not carrying out the duties prescribed by law or carrying out unduly might become the cause of disciplinary action against him. The purpose of the article is the comparative-legal analysis of the regulation of disciplinary liability of civil servants based on Georgian legislation and international practice. The article discusses the regulatory norms ass

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Kenedi v Hungary, Decision of the ECHR, 26 August 2009

In the case of Kenedi v Hungary (26 August 2009), the ECtHR found the violation of Article 10 of the Convention.

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Tarsasag a Szabadsagjogokert v Hungary, Decision of the ECHR, 14 April 2009

In the case of Tarsasag a Szabadsagjogokert v Hungary, Decision of the 14 April 2009, the ECtHR ruled that there was the violation of Article 10 of the Convention.

 

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Timpul Info-Magazine and Anghel v Moldova, Decision of the ECHR, 27 January, 2007

In the case od Timpul Info-Magazine and Anghel v Moldova, Decision of the ECHR, 27 January 2007, the ECtHR found the violation of Article 10 of the Convention.

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Sdruzeni Jiboceske v Czech Republic, Decision of the ECHR, 10 July 2006

In the case of Sdruzeni Jiboceske v Czech Republic, Decision of the ECHR, 10 July 2006 the Court decided that the refusal of access to information was justified in the interest of national security (risk of terrorist attack), for the protection of the rights of others (industrial secrets) and for he protection of health in accordance to Article 10(2) of the Convention.