Characterization of political person as a failure, harp and tyrant. The conviction of the accused by a civil court violates the freedom of expression.
JUDGMENT Lykin v. Ukraine (no. 19382/08) 12.01.2017 see here SUMMARY Freedom of expression. Political criticism. The case concerned a defamation claim made against the ap0plicant by a local politician. The plaintiff, during a district council, read publicly a letter in which he referred to the politicians’ failures and described him as a “rifle” and “a […]