Journalistic criticism of judges. The conviction of a journalist into payment of damages violated the freedom of expression. The criterion for the amount of compensation is the basic monthly salary.
JUDGMENT Tolmachev v. Russia 02.06.2020 (no. 42182/11) see here SUMMARY Journalistic criticism of judges and freedom of expression. The awarded damages must take into account the financial situation of the defendant. The plaintiff is a journalist who, through three articles in a newspaper and magazine, criticized judges for their behavior and the way they acted. […]