Judgement day for German privacy and media freedom cases

Tomorrow, human rights judges will deliver judgements in two complaints which raise important media freedom and privacy issues in Germany.The European Court of Human Rights will deliver two Grand Chamber judgments, in the cases of Axel Springer AG v. Germany application no. 39954/08 and Von Hannover v. Germany no. 2 application nos. 40660/08 and 60641/08, at a public hearing in Strasbourg on Tuesday 7 February at 10h CET.Both cases concern the publication in the media of articles and, in the second case, of photos depicting the private life of well-known people.

Read: Human Rights Europe.

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