East StratCom disinformation claim:

Freedom of speech is limited in the Czech Republic and people can go to prison for their opinions.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 2. April 2016

Debunk claim:

Freedom of speech is guaranteed in the Czech Constitution and in the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms. Inciting hatred against a nation, race, ethnic group, religion, class or other group of people is a criminal act.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 22. The item is located at row number 14 in the report.

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