The Wall Street Journal reports on a European Court of Human Rights ruling supporting an earlier Finnish court decision to fine author Susan Ruusunen for writing “a tell-all book” in 2007 about then-Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen. “The judgment on Tuesday is the latest example of the Strasbourg-based court having to toe the line between upholding the European Convention on Human Rights articles of freedom of expression and the privacy rights of people, even those in the spotlight,” the report states. Finland’s Supreme Court found against Ruusunen and her publisher back in 2010. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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