Article 10 ECHR does not protect anti-Semitic views: M’Bala M’Bala v France


In M’Bala M’Bala v France [2015] ECHR No. 25239/13, at the end of a show on 26 December 2008 at the Zénith in Paris, Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala, a comedian, had invited Robert Faurisson, an academic convicted several times in France for Holocaust denial, to join him on stage to receive a “prize” in the form of a three-branched candlestick with an apple on each branch. The “prize” was given to him by an actor wearing what was described as a “garment of light”: striped pyjamas on which there was sewn a yellow star bearing the word “Jew”. Continue reading