White supremacist charged with inciting racial hatred

In this week’s round-up we mentioned the judgment by the Grand Chamber ECtHR in Delfi AS v Estonia [2015] ECHR 586, in which it held by fifteen votes to two that an online news portal was liable for offensive comments posted by its readers below one of its news articles.

In a rather similar vein, the Jewish Chronicle reports that a white supremacist, one Joshua Bonehill-Paine, has been charged with inciting racial hatred in various blog posts ahead of a neo-Nazi protest due to take place in north-west London next week. Continue reading