[JURIST] The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) [official website] ruled [judgment, in French] Tuesday that prosecutions for denying that the killing of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in 1915 was a genocide are an attack on freedom of expression. The court called[press release, PDF] the right to openly discuss questions of a sensitive and controversial nature one of the fundamental aspects of freedom of expression and "distinguished a tolerant and pluralistic democratic society from a totalitarian or dictatorial regime."...

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