Freedom of expression through the practice of the European Court for Human Rights


    The purpose of this analysis is to give a general picture of the State parties’ obligations regarding the right to freedom of expression, to indicate the mutual connection and reference to this right with the other rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Convention, but also the scope of the protection of freedom of expression. Due to the numerous forms through which the right to freedom of expression manifests, the focus here is on several of these forms: freedom of expression in politics, art, and civic association, with particular reference to journalists and journalistic expression.