Disinfo: Freedom of speech is limited in the Czech Republic and…


Freedom of speech is limited in the Czech Republic and people can go to prison for their opinions.


Freedom of speech is guaranteed in the Czech Constitution and in the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms. Inciting hatred against a nation, race, ethnic group, religion, class or other group of people is a criminal act.


  • Reported in: Issue 22
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 02/04/2016
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Keywords: Censorship, Freedom of speech
  • Outlet: svetkolemnas.info


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