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In Brief: A Romanian journalist won a lawsuit at ECHR

 

Sursa foto: Cristi Vatavu
Sursa foto: Cristi Vatavu

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Sorin Bugan, a journalist from Sinaia, won a lawsuit at European Court for Human Rights, with the instance deciding his freedom of speech right was affected, according to Digi24.ro.

Bugan was forced to pay damages to a hospital’s director after he published, in 2005, a series of articles that were highlighting the unadequate management of a local public hospital.

ECHR’s judges condemned Romanian authorities to pay Euro 6,500 for not respecting freedom of expression right, as stipulated in European Convention on human rights.

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Autor: Carmen Maria Andronache carmenpaginademedia.ro

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