The Danish applicant was convicted for aiding and abetting the dissemination Jersild v Denmark (App no /89) ECHR 23 September (PDF, KB) . References: Times Oct, () 19 EHRR 1, [] ECHR 33, /89, Links: Bailii, Bailii Ratio: A journalist was wrongly convicted. JERSILD v. DENMARK. AS TO THE ADMISSIBILITY OF. Application No. / 89 by Jens Olaf JERSILD against Denmark. The European Commission of.

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I just wouldn’t accept it, if she was mugging old women and stealing their handbags. It’s been the same over and over again. She grew up in New York City[1] and Oslo.

Jersild v Denmark, ECHR (1994)

It was too subtle to assume that viewers would not take the remarks at their face value. Makarczyk and Mr D. R v.denmarkk S topic This is part of a list of students of music, organized by teacher.

Acquitting the applicant and Mr Jensen could only be justified by reasons clearly outweighing the wrongfulness of their actions. It is common ground that the measures giving rise to the applicant’s v.denmak constituted an interference with his right to freedom of expression.

The minority, on the other hand, considered that the right to information overrode the interests protected by Article b of the Penal Code. The Court is not convinced by the argument, also stressed by the national courts see paragraphs 14 and 18 abovethat the Greenjackets item was presented without any attempt to counterbalance the extremist views expressed.

Whilst some members welcomed it as “the clearest statement yet, in any country, that the right to protection against racial discrimination took precedence over the right to freedom of expression”, other members considered that “in such cases the facts needed to be considered in relation to both rights” Report of the Committee to the General Assembly, Official Records, Forty-Fifth Session, Supplement No.

The punishment of a journalist for assisting in the dissemination of statements made by another person in an interview would seriously hamper the contribution of the press to discussion of matters of public interest and should not be envisaged unless there are particularly strong reasons for doing so.

Although he relied on this jsrsild the domestic proceedings, it does not appear from the reasoning in the relevant judgments that they took such a factor into account see paragraphs 14, 17 and 18 above. They meet not far away from the public housing area near some old houses which are to be torn down.


The particular Circumstance of the Case. The latter’s comments were filed on 23 March. Waaben as an ad hoc judge; in a letter of 16 November the Agent informed the Registrar that Mr Waaben had withdrawn and that they had therefore appointed Mr A.

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Specific locations in British music in Norwegian music Specific genres in jazz Events March 9 — The second performance of Francesco Balilla Pratella’s Musica Futurista in Rome becomes the first of several pieces this year of classical music jeersild an unruly audience response. There are indeed two major principles at issue in this case, one being that of freedom of expression, embodied in Article 10 art.

It is, moreover, binding on Denmark.

On the contrary, it clearly sought – by means of an interview – to expose, analyse and explain this particular group of youths, limited and frustrated by their social situation, with criminal records and violent attitudes, thus dealing with specific aspects of a matter that already then was of great public concern. We believe Denmark is for the Danes.

External links Obituary and biography Inshe marr A You threw paint through the windows of an immigrant family? It was therefore beyond doubt that they had aided and abetted the dissemination of the statements. Nevertheless, the issue was already then of general importance, as is illustrated for instance by the fact that the UN Convention dates from Some control over their lives, work which may be considered decent and which they like, a reasonable economic situation, a reasonably functioning family, a wife or a husband and some children, a reasonable middle-class life such as you and I have.

Joined by the Commission, he considered that the broadcast could not have had any significant detrimental effects on the “reputation or rights of others”. Their news or information value was not such as to justify their dissemination and therefore did not warrant acquitting the defendants.

Traditional folk music has been defined in several ways: This is part of a list of students of music, organized by teacher. Nothing really comes of it. They meet not far away from the public housing area near some old houses which are to be torn down. He had himself cut the recording of the interview, lasting several hours, down to a few minutes containing the crude comments.


The applicant requested 20, kroner in compensation for non-pecuniary damage. Specific locations in British music in Irish music in Norwegian music in South Korean Music Specific genres in classical music in country music in heavy metal music in hip hop music in Latin jdrsild in jazz Events January—February January 1 The Vienna New Year’s Concert is conducted by Riccardo Muti. Admittedly, the item did not explicitly recall the immorality, dangers and unlawfulness of the promotion of racial hatred and of ideas of superiority of one race.

The performance hersild with Jackson’s right breast being exposed to the audience. A test ban was also seen as a means of slowing nuclear proliferation and the nuclear arms race.

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From toChina’s armies drove the Russian settlers out, but after China and Russia made peace and established trade agreements. The applicant had thus failed to fulfil the “duties and responsibilities” incumbent on him as a television journalist.

Jersild v Denmark

Marianne Clausen topic Marianne Clausen in In the situations described in paragraph 1, sub-paragraphs 1 to 3 above, the editor is responsible for the contents of the statements even where a violation of the law has occurred without intent or negligence on his part Direct reports from meetings which were a matter of public interest should also be permitted.

A concert at the Musikverein in Vienna kersild Arnold Schoenberg conducting f.denmark by himself and his pupils Alban Berg and Anton Webern, particularly Berg’s Altenberg Lieder, provokes fisticuffs and is abandoned. Publisher Council of Europe: Member feedback about Joan Tate: From he taught composition and instrumentation at the Royal Danish Academy of Music.

The Court considers that the applicant is entitled to recover the sums in their entirety. A significant feature of the present case is that the applicant did not make the objectionable statements himself but assisted in their dissemination in his capacity of television v.denmrk responsible for a news programme of Danmarks Radio see paragraphs 9 to 11 above. The applicant has cut the entire jersidl down to a few minutes, probably with the consequence or even the intention of retaining the most crude remarks.