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(p. 816) 19. Freedom of Expression 

(p. 816) 19. Freedom of Expression
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(p. 816) 19. Freedom of Expression
Author(s):

Mark Elliott

and Robert Thomas

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198765899.003.0019

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date: 18 October 2019

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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