Case of Thorgeir Thorgeirson v. Iceland (47/1991/299/370)
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Case of Thorgeir Thorgeirson v. Iceland (47/1991/299/370) judgment. by European Court of Human Rights.

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Written in English


  • Thorgeirson, Thorgeir.

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The HUDOC database provides access to the case-law of the Court (Grand Chamber, Chamber and Committee judgments and decisions, communicated cases, advisory opinions and legal summaries from the Case-Law Information Note), the European Commission of Human Rights (decisions and reports) and the Committee of Ministers (resolutions). Thorgeir Thorgeirson v Iceland 14 European Human Rights Reports () What Is HeinOnline? HeinOnline is a subscription-based resource containing nearly 2, academic and legal journals from inception; complete coverage of government documents such as U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Code, Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Global Freedom of Expression. Columbia University 91 Claremont Ave, Suite New York, NY Þorgeir Þorgeirson (30 April – 30 October ) was an Icelandic writer, translator and filmmaker, one of the first Icelandic graduates of foreign film schools. In he was found guilty of defaming the Icelandic police in two newspaper articles and fined; he then sued the Icelandic state in the European Court of Human Rights, which in in an influential ruling found in his favour.

Thorgeir Thorgeirson v. Iceland. The applicant, a journalist, was convicted of defamation of civil servants following the publication in of two articles on police brutality. Violation of Article Inadmissible application Carl Jóhann Lilliendahl v. Iceland. The case . Thorgeir Thorgeirson v. Iceland, 25 June , Application No. /88, 14 EHRR (European Court of Human Rights) Tolstoy Miloslavsky v. the United Kingdom, 13 July , Application No. /91 (European Court of Human Rights) Tromsø and Stensås v. Norway, Application No. /93, Report of 9 July Castells v Spain () 14 EHRR , [43]; Thorgeir Thorgeirson v Iceland () 14 EHRR ; Jersild v Denmark () 19 EHRR 1, [31]; United Communist Party of Turkey and others v Turkey [] App. no. /// [44]. Thorgeir Thorgeirson v Iceland judgment of 25 June , Series A No , 28; Bladet Tromso and Stensaas v Norway, Application No /93, judgment of 20 May

In this book, 10 experts from different backgrounds analyse here are concepts in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights which contain an entire universe; concepts that need to be explored, defined, Thorgeir Thorgeirson v. Iceland, 25 June , § 63, Series A no. ; Goodwin v. CASE OF THORGEIR THORGEIRSON v. ICELAND Notice Judgment (Merits and just Violation of Art. Kæran varðar brot á tjáningarfrelsi skv. gr. vegna refsingar sem kæranda var gerð vegna blaðaskrifa um lögreglumenn. 25/06/ A 81K /88 THORGEIRSON v. ICELAND. Thorgeir Thorgeirson v Iceland () 14 EHRR ; /88; [] ECHR 51 25 Jun ECHR Human Rights, Defamation Two newspaper articles reported widespread rumours of brutality by the Reykjavik police. These rumours had some substantiation . In the case of Thorgeir Thorgeirson v. Iceland (judgment of 25 June , §§ , Series A no. ) the Court found no violation of Article 6 § 1, having established that the applicant's fears of a lack of impartiality were not objectively justified. It found no violation of Article 6 on the ground that at the sittings held in the public prosecutor's absence the court was not called upon.