ICCPR Case Digest

CCPR/C/115/D/1996/2010

Submission:

Kruk v. Belarus

Substantive Issues
  • Freedom of expression
Relevant Articles
  • Article 19.2
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Recommendations

In accordance with article 2 (3) (a) of the Covenant, the State party is under an obligation to provide the author with an effective remedy. This requires it to make full reparation to individuals whose Covenant rights have been violated.

Accordingly, the State party is obligated, inter alia, to reimburse any legal costs incurred by the author and the present value of the fine that he was required to pay, together with adequate compensation. 9 The State party is also under an obligation to take steps to prevent similar violations in the future.

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