ECHR: Polish popstar’s conviction for blasphemy breached the Convention

In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of Rabczewska v. Poland (application no. 8257/13) the European Court of Human Rights held, by six votes to one, that there had been a violation of Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights. The case concerned a pop singer in Poland known as Doda and comments she had made in an interview about the Bible which the courts decided were blasphemous. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »