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Case Law 9540/07 (21/10/2014)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: European Court of human rights

Date: 10/21/2014

Subject: The judgment according to which a 13 years’ imprisonment sentence for having poured paint over a statue of Ataturk was grossly disproportionate and amounted to the violation of the right to free elections and to freedom of thought

Parties: Murat Vural c. Tuchia

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 11 Freedom of expression - Citizens’ rights - Art. 39 Universal suffrage, direct, free and secret ballot - Justice - Art. 49 Proportionality of penalties