Fuentes Bobo v. Spain

Fuentes Bobo v. Spain 85 11 hrcd [ 2000 ] FUENTES BOBO v. SPAIN Freedom of expression – violation Article 10 Allowing dismissal because applicant had made statements which his employer found offensive interfered with freedom of expression. In a judgment delivered on 29 February 2000 in the case of Fuentes Bobo v. Spain , the European Court of Human Rights held (by five votes to two) that there had been a violation of Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights and (unanimously) that it was unnecessary to examine a complaint under Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination). Under Article 41 (just satisfaction) of the Convention, the Court awarded the applicant 1 , 000 , 000 Spanish pesetas (ESP) for pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage and ESP 750 , 000 for costs and expenses less 6 , 600 French francs (FRF) that the applicant had already received by way of legal aid before the Court. This judgment is not final. Pursuant to Article 43 , Section 1 of the Convention, within three months from the date of the judgment of a Chamber, any party to the case may, in exceptional cases, request that the case be referred to the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Human Rights Case Digest Brill

Fuentes Bobo v. Spain

Human Rights Case Digest , Volume 11 (1-2): 85 – Jan 1, 2000

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Brill
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© 2000 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0965-934X
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1571-8131
D.O.I.
10.1163/15718130020617341
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85 11 hrcd [ 2000 ] FUENTES BOBO v. SPAIN Freedom of expression – violation Article 10 Allowing dismissal because applicant had made statements which his employer found offensive interfered with freedom of expression. In a judgment delivered on 29 February 2000 in the case of Fuentes Bobo v. Spain , the European Court of Human Rights held (by five votes to two) that there had been a violation of Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights and (unanimously) that it was unnecessary to examine a complaint under Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination). Under Article 41 (just satisfaction) of the Convention, the Court awarded the applicant 1 , 000 , 000 Spanish pesetas (ESP) for pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage and ESP 750 , 000 for costs and expenses less 6 , 600 French francs (FRF) that the applicant had already received by way of legal aid before the Court. This judgment is not final. Pursuant to Article 43 , Section 1 of the Convention, within three months from the date of the judgment of a Chamber, any party to the case may, in exceptional cases, request that the case be referred to the

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