Greece: Transposition of Directive (EU) 2010/13 on the provision of audio-visual media services (which includes television, internet, music songs etc.(‘Prohibition of incitement to violence or hatred’)

Greece: Transposition of Directive (EU) 2010/13 on the provision of audio-visual media services (which includes television, internet, music songs etc.(‘Prohibition of incitement to violence or hatred’)

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On 19 February 2021, the Greek Parliament voted Law 4779/2021,1 which in Article 8, under the title ‘Prohibition of incitement to violence or hatred’, transposed Article 6 of Directive (EU) 2010/13 that concerned provision of audio-visual media services (including television, internet, music songs etc.).


According to the relevant provision that was finally voted, ‘audiovisual services must not
incite violence or hatred against a group of people or members of a group determined on the basis of race, colour, national or ethnic origin, pedigree, religion, disability, sexual orientation, identity or gender characteristics’.

Read: https://www.equalitylaw.eu/downloads/5380-greece-transposition-of-directive-eu-2010-13-on-the-provision-of-audio-visual-media-services-which-includes-television-internet-music-songs-etc-128-kb

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