The EU human rights court rules the French arrest & conviction of 12 BDS activists in 2010 over distribution of handbills calling for boycott of Israeli goods, ‘lacked any relevant or sufficient grounds’.
– France ordered to pay €27,380 ($31,150) to each BDS activist.
The European Human Rights Court (EHCR) ruled on Thursday that a French criminal conviction against activists involved in a campaign to boycott products imported from Israel had no sufficient grounds and violated their freedom of expression.
France’s highest appeals’ court in 2015 upheld rulings that convicted campaigners on the basis of inciting racism and anti-Semitism. Continue Reading »