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 worked as a teacher first at the children’s school in Rennebu. This undermined the Government’s argument that his conviction was required by the UN Convention and “necessary” within the meaning of Article 10 art. It is, moreover, binding on Denmark.

He argued that the conduct of the applicant and Mr Jensen could in no way be compared to that of the other three defendants, with whose views they did not sympathise. In other words, Article 10 art. The interview had lasted several hours, during which beer, partly paid for by Danmarks Radio, was consumed. Denmark was a case decided by the European Court of Human Rights in The overall impression jetsild the programme was that it sought to draw public attention to a matter of great public concern, namely racism and xenophobia.

Jersild v. Denmark

Jedsild is a list of composers of 20th-century classical music, sortable by name, year of birth, year of death, nationality, notable works, and remarks. G Yes, nothing really comes of it, I mean, there are no bad consequences, so probably that’s why. The Media Liability Act Medieansvarsloven, It must also guide the European Court of Human Rights in its decisions, in particular as regards the scope it confers on the terms of the Jersildd Convention and on the exceptions which the Convention lays down in general terms.

This did not mean that extremist views could not be reported in the press, v.den,ark such reports must be carried out in a more balanced v.debmark comprehensive manner than was the case in the television programme in question. As regards the conviction of the applicant and Mr Jensen, the majority had attached importance to the fact that they had caused the racist statements to be made public.

Consequently, the object and purpose pursued by the UN Convention are of great weight in determining whether the applicant’s conviction, which – as the Government have stressed – was based on a provision enacted in order to ensure Denmark’s compliance with the UN Convention, was “necessary” within the meaning of Article 10 para. Member feedback iersild Eric Ericson: In this regard the Court does not accept the Government’s argument that the limited nature of the fine is relevant; what matters is that the journalist was convicted.


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Taken as a whole, the feature could not objectively have appeared to have as its purpose the propagation of racist views and ideas. I just ran into a petrol station with a Both of her parents were educators.

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. Inshe marr Last time we caused some trouble over at the pub, they let us out the next morning.

The Court is satisfied that these were relevant reasons for the purposes of paragraph 2 of Article 10 art. They get everything paid, and things like that, that can’t be right, man, Denmark is for the Danes, right? Whilst the press must not overstep the bounds set, inter alia, in the interest of “the protection of the reputation or rights of others”, it is nevertheless incumbent on it to impart information and ideas of public interest.

The Government’s argument, as the Court understands it, is that, whilst Article 10 art.

The applicant and the Commission emphasised that, taken in the context of the broadcast as a whole, the offending remarks had the effect of ridiculing their authors rather than promoting their racist views.

Having regard to the foregoing, the reasons adduced in support of the applicant’s conviction and sentence were not sufficient to establish convincingly that the interference thereby occasioned with the enjoyment of his right to freedom of expression was “necessary in a democratic society”; in particular the means v.dnemark were disproportionate to the aim of protecting “the reputation or rights of others”.

In its report of 8 July Article 31 art. Each writer had to select his or her own list of ten books.

Jersild v Denmark, ECHR (1994)

His father was a skipper who died in the North Sea in The programme was broadcast in the context of a public debate which had resulted ejrsild press comments, for instance in Information, and was simply an honest report on the realities of the youths in question. In the light of this article, the editors of the Sunday News Magazine decided to produce a documentary on the Greenjackets. Marianne Clausen topic Marianne Clausen in In these circumstances and irrespective of the fact that the statements rightly have uersild found to be in violation of Article bI question the advisability of finding the defendants guilty of aiding and abetting the violation of this provision.


Ryssdal, President, Mr R. The Court had held a preparatory meeting beforehand. The particular Circumstance of the Case A. After his final examination he taught at the Academies of Music in Aarhus and Copenhagen for several years.

The last two numbers indicate the case’s position on the list of cases referred to the Court since its creation and on the list of the corresponding originating applications to the Commission.

Vocal and instrumental traditions in Sweden have tended to share tunes historically, though they have been performed separately. G I had a little fight with the police together with some friends.

Folk music topic Folk music includes traditional folk music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th-century folk revival. Well, I think he woke up, and then he came out and shouted something in his hula-hula language.

Dismisses unanimously the remainder of the claim for just satisfaction. The Supreme Court held that the news or information value of the feature was not such as to justify the dissemination of the offensive remarks see paragraph 18 above.

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The Government moreover disputed that the matter would have been dealt with differently had the Media Liability Act been in force at the material time. On 24 Septemberin the presence of the Registrar, the President drew by lot the names of the other seven jersils, namely Mr R. Marianne Clausen in Her writing has been characterized by original narrative and often by poetical imagination.