Burning the King's Picture. Source: New York Times
This article describes the outcome of the European Court ruling in the case of two Catalans who, in 2007, publicly burnt a photograph of the King of Spain.
Questions for consideration:
- According to this article, what happened to Enric Stern and Juame Roura? What was their crime?
- What ruling has the European Court reached in this case and what did the court argue?
- Do you agree or disagree that burning a photo of the King ‘could be construed as incitement to hatred and violence’?