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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He went on to announce that the object of the programme was to address aspects of the problem, by identifying certain racist individuals and by portraying their mentality and social background.

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Jersild v Denmark

The punishment may be reduced if the person in question only intended to give assistance of minor importance or to strengthen an intent already resolved or if the offence has jersilf been completed or an intended assistance failed. The effects of the “due regard” clause in Article 4 has given rise to differing interpretations and the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination “the UN Committee” – set up to supervise the implementation of the UN Convention was divided in its comments on the applicant’s conviction.

A journalist’s good intentions are mersild enough in such a situation, especially in a case in which he has himself provoked the racist statements. The Court observes that the applicant still works with the Sunday News Magazine at Danmarks Radio and that his employer has supported him throughout the proceedings, inter alia by paying the fine see paragraphs 9 and 40 above and legal fees see paragraph 44 below.

Most Swedish instrumental folk music is dance music; the signature music and dance form within Swedish folk music is the polska. The interview had lasted several hours, during which beer, partly paid for by Danmarks Radio, was consumed.

In this connection the applicant had encouraged the Greenjackets to express their racist views, which, in so far as they were broadcast on television, in itself constituted a breach of Article b of the Penal Code. Well, I think he woke up, and then he came jerild and shouted something in his hula-hula language. However, on 20 September Mr Foighel withdrew from the case pursuant to Rule 24 para.


Jersild v Denmark, ECHR (1994)

The applicant claimed 1, kroner in respect jrrsild the fine imposed upon him, to be reimbursed by him to Danmarks Radio which had provisionally paid the fine for him.

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List of Swedish-language writers topic This is a list of Swedish-language novelists, poets and other writers. However, in view of the principles stated in paragraph 31 above, the Court sees no cause to question the Sunday News Magazine staff members’ own appreciation of the news or information value of the impugned item, which formed the basis for their decisions to produce and broadcast it.

Admittedly, the item did not explicitly recall the immorality, dangers and v.dnemark of the promotion of racial hatred and of ideas of superiority of one race. Hans Engell born 8 October is a Copenhagen born Danish former politician and journalist, who until 6 September was the editor-in-chief of the tabloid Ekstra Bladet, a position he had held for seven years. Everyone has the right to freedom of expression.

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Hans Engell is currently a political commentator and analyst in Ekstra Bladet and on Danish television e. They essentially reiterated b.denmark submissions made before the City Court and, in addition, the applicant explained that, although he had suspected that the Greenjackets’ statements were punishable, he had refrained from omitting these from the programme, considering it crucial to show their actual attitude.

The applicant claimed 1, kroner in respect of the fine imposed upon him, to be reimbursed by him to Danmarks Radio which had provisionally paid the fine for him. On the other hand, it supports the opinion that the media too can be obliged to take a clear stand in the area of racial discrimination and hatred.


The Government contended that the applicant had edited the Greenjackets item in a jerrsild rather than informative manner and that its news or information value was minimal.

He was one of the first Polish-language writers known by name, and the most interesting of th It must also guide the European Court of Human Rights in its decisions, in particular as regards the scope it v.denmaark on the terms of the European Convention and on the exceptions which the Convention lays down in general terms.

I mean if they feel like speaking Russian in their homes, right, v.denamrk it’s okay, but what we don’t like is when they walk around in those Zimbabwe-clothes and then speak this hula-hula language in the street, and if you ask them something or if you v.dennark into one of their taxis then they say: Provisions relating to the prohibition of racial discrimination and the prevention of propaganda of racist views and ideas are to be found in a number of international instruments, for example the United Nations Charter paragraph v.demark of the Preamble, Articles 1 para.

The programme was broadcast in the context of a public debate which had resulted in press comments, for instance in Information, and was simply an honest report on the realities of the youths in question. Her writing has been characterized by original narrative and often by poetical imagination.

Another common instrument, unique to Swedish traditions, is the nyckelharpa. Member feedback about Joan Tate: The exercise of jeesild freedoms, since it carries with it duties and responsibilities, may be subject to such formalities, conditions, restrictions or penalties as are prescribed by law and are necessary in a democratic society, in the interests of national security, territorial integrity or public safety, for the p The programme must be presumed to have given a clear picture of the Greenjackets’ views, of which the public was thus given an opportunity to be informed and form its own opinion.