Crime of “Denigrating Turkishness” Violates European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights

The Volokh Conspiracy: So held the European Court of Human Rights in Altuğ Taner Akçam v. Turkey (Oct. 25, 2011), a case brought by a professor who had been subject to prosecutions (brought by individuals) under the law based on his work on the Armenian genocide. An excerpt from the court’s reasoning . . .