Protection of human dignity under Romanian audiovisual content regulations. Reflections on the most prominent 2012 case.

Sinziana Maria JURĂU


The article presents, in a chronological order, the most important legal developments in the protection awarded to human dignity and personality rights under Romanian law. The overview is correlated with references to international regulations, where applicable. A study-case of the most prominent 2012 issues (the conficting freedom of expression, right to information on maters of justifed public interest and privacy protection of politicians) is introduced in order to illustrate the protection mechanism.

Keywords: human dignity; freedom of expression; privacy protection; personality rights