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New law in Estonia: punishment for negative attitudes towards the state


Estonia does not punish for negative attitudes towards the state, instead the law mentioned in the news is about intelligence activities directed against the security of the Republic of Estonia.The necessary elements of the criminal offences of the establishment or maintenance of a relationship that is against the Republic of Estonia, and anti-state influencing of officials are also specified.

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Reported in: Issue 131
Date: 25.12.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Estonia
Keywords: Freedom of speech
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Interfax Gazeta.ru Ren TV
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