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(p. 816) 19. Freedom of Expression 

(p. 816) 19. Freedom of Expression
(p. 816) 19. Freedom of Expression

Mark Elliott

and Robert Thomas


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date: 26 May 2020

This chapter examines the nature of free speech, first addressing the question of why free speech must be protected. It then discusses Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), media freedom, defamation, criminal offences, privacy, and official secrecy.

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