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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The Government contended that the applicant had edited the Greenjackets item in a sensationalist rather than informative manner and that its news or information value was minimal. He was accordingly guilty of aiding and abetting the violation of Article b the Penal Code.
The statements, which would hardly have been punishable under Article b of the Penal Code had they not been made to a wide circle “videre kreds” of people, became clearly punishable as they were broadcast on television on the applicant’s initiative and with Mr Jensen’s approval.
Folk music topic Folk music includes traditional folk music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th-century folk revival. Jersild v Denmark topic Jersild v. He had himself cut the recording of the interview, lasting several hours, down to a few minutes containing the crude comments.
Counsel, referring inter alia to the above-mentioned article in Information, also pointed to the fact that no consistent prosecution policy had been followed in cases of this nature.
As to the Facts. A How old were you when you started your criminal activities? I wouldn’t have anything against that. G That would jersile okay.
This is part of a list of students of music, organized by teacher. The applicant also rebutted some of the racist statements for instance by recalling that there were black people who had important jobs.
Holds by seventeen votes to two that Denmark is to pay the applicant, within three months, 1, one thousand Danish kroner in compensation for pecuniary damage; and, for costs and expenses, the sums resulting from the calculations to be made in accordance with paragraph 45 of .vdenmark judgment.
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Direct reports from meetings which were a matter of public v.denmrak should also be permitted. Convention, and if the internal law of the said Party allows only partial reparation to be made for the consequences of this decision or measure, the decision of the Court shall, if necessary, afford jerrsild satisfaction to the injured party.
When the Supreme Court has rendered judgment in a case raising important issues of principle it is customary that a member of the majority publishes a detailed and authoritative statement of the reasons for the judgment.
The threat of racial discrimination and persecution is certainly serious in our society, and the Court has rightly emphasised the vital importance of combating racial discrimination in all its forms and manifestations paragraph 30 of the judgment.
Austria judgment of 23 MaySeries A no. The Court is satisfied that these were relevant reasons for the purposes of paragraph 2 of Article v.ddenmark art.
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The Court is however of the opinion that its interpretation of Article 10 art. However, the century can be divided into modern and postmodern eras that overlap and can be defined more by differences in attitude than style.
A Do you have what one might call a criminal career? Lopes Rocha, Mr L. Member feedback about Eric Ericson: Holds by twelve votes to seven that there has been a violation of Article 10 art. 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.
The Danish courts fully recognised that protection of persons whose human dignity is attacked has to be balanced against the right to freedom of expression. They are in there, all the Perkere’, because v.denmrk drugs, right. As to the Law.
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As regards the applicant, the City V.demark found that, following the article in Information of 31 Mayhe had visited the Greenjackets and after a conversation with Mr Axholt, amongst others, agreed that v.denmzrk three youths should participate in a television programme.
This process and period is called the third folk revival and reached a zenith in the s. Member feedback about Redfearn v United Kingdom: A Henrik is 19 years old and on welfare. In the applicant’s further submission, this explained why the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, when urging member States to ratify the UN Convention, had proposed that they add an interpretative statement to their instrument of ratification, which would, inter alia, stress that respect was also due for the rights laid down in the European Convention Resolution 68 30 adopted by the Ministers’ Deputies on 31 October We have voted against point 2 of the operative provisions of the judgment because we are so firmly convinced that the applicant was wrong not to react against the defence of racism that we consider it wholly unjustified to award him any compensation whatever.
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In a letter of 7 March the Secretary to the Commission informed the Registrar that the Delegate did not wish to reply in writing. In the City Court counsel for the applicant and Mr Jensen called for their acquittal.
It is moreover undisputed that the purpose of the applicant in compiling the broadcast in question was not racist. 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.
A What did you do?
Danmarks Radio paid the interviewees fees in accordance with its usual practice. After his final examination he taught at the Jerssild of Music in Aarhus and Copenhagen for several years. Kurt Nilsen wins World Idol. He was one of the outstanding figures in contemporary Danish music. 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.
On 24 V.enmarkin the presence of the Registrar, the President drew by lot the names of the other seven members, namely Mr R. The Court observes that v.demark 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.
He assumed that they were aware that they might incur criminal liability by making the statements and had therefore not warned them of this fact. In assessing whether his conviction and sentence were “necessary”, the Court will therefore have regard to the principles established in its case-law relating to the role of the press as summarised in for instance the Observer and Guardian v. 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.
Alleged Violation of Article 10 art. In considering the “duties and responsibilities” of a journalist, the potential impact of the medium concerned is an important factor and it is commonly acknowledged that the audiovisual media have often a much more immediate and powerful effect than the print media see Purcell and Others v.