Homepage Dirk Voorhoof

Op deze website vind je informatie en documentatie in verband met mediarecht, auteursrecht en journalistieke deontologie. Er is een kort CV, je kunt doorklikken naar recente publicaties, er is wetgeving, een nieuwsarchief, informatie in verband met de vakken mediarecht, auteursrecht en journalistieke deontologie en er zijn nuttige links. Voor contact, zie 'spreekuren'

On this website you can find information on the domain of media law, copyright law and journalistic ethics. There is a short CV (in English) and references to recent publications, legislation and usefull links. Socrates/Erasmus students can find more information about the courses Media Law, Copyright Law and Journalistic Ethics at Ghent University on 'visiting students'.
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24/03/2014 Blog on jugdment in case Pentikäinen v. Finland (4 Feb 2014)

In the case of Pentikäinen v. Finland the European Court found that a Finnish press photographer’s conviction for disobeying the police while covering a demonstration did not breach his freedom of expression. Both the International Federation

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15/01/2014 Request for referral in Delfi SA v. Estonia on liability for online content on newsportal

69 organisations are endorsing Delfi’s request for a referral due to their shared concern that the chamber judgment of the ECtHR of 10 October 2013, if it stands, would have serious adverse repercussions for freedom of

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09/01/2014 Blog on genocide denial and freedom of expression

In Perinçek v. Switzerland, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on 17 December 2013, by five votes to two, that Switzerland had violated Dogu Perinçek’s right to freedom of expression by convicting him for publicly

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