Miris document ID: 1020948862761
Castells v. Spain
Author: European Court of Human Rights
Language: English
Source: European Court of Human Rights
Country: Spain
Category: judgment/decision
Government level: International
Guiding principle: The Court pointed out that the freedom of expression constitutes one of the essential foundations of a democratic society and one of the basic conditions for its progress and stated that an interference in the exercise of the applicant¿s freedom of expression was not necessary in a democratic society.
Date of judgement: 1992-3-26
Document number: 2/1991/254/325
Official version: yes
Legally binding: yes
Subject areas: fair trial; freedom of opinion; non-discrimination
Minority groups: all
Related laws: Spanish Constitution; Spanish Criminal Code

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