ECHR, Amnesty take Spain to task over freedom of expression

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 Spain  came under fire over freedom of expression on Tuesday, when the European Court of Human Rights rejected its conviction of two separatists for burning a photo of the former king, while Amnesty International said the country was “outlawing political satire.”

The ECHR ruled that  Spain ‘s courts had breached the right to free expression of two pro-independence supporters from Catalonia when it convicted them for insulting the crown by burning a photo in 2007 of then-King Juan Carlos.

Separately, human rights group Amnesty issued a report saying...


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ECHR, Amnesty take Spain to task over freedom of expression


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