Conviction of a publisher and editor-in-chief of a newspaper for publishing statements by leaders of a terrorist organization for incitement to violence. Freedom of transmission of information was not infringed.
JUDGMENT Gürbüz and Bayar v. Turkey 23.07.2019 (no. 8860/13) see here SUMMARY Press, freedom of thought and incitement to violence. The applicants, the publisher and editor-in-chief of the newspaper, were sentenced to a fine for publishing statements by a terrorist leader threatening a “guerrilla fight” in the event of no dialogue and inciting “patriots” to act. The Supreme Court […]