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Vrielink, Jogchum. "Judging the past: Discrimination law, hate speech legislation and the colonial imagination." International Journal of Discrimination and the Law 12. (2012): 99–108. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1177/1358229112454797
BibTeX citation key: Vrielink2012
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Tintin", Colonialism, Hergé, Justice, Kulturpolitik, Remi. Georges
Creators: Vrielink
Collection: International Journal of Discrimination and the Law
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In Belgium, a Congolese student and a minority organisation sought to obtain a ban on the comic book Tintin in the Congo. A Brussels court rejected their claims. Despite this outcome, the reasoning of the court jeopardises free speech. As regards the applicants: offensive as the comic may be, their recourse to the law seems both misdirected and counterproductive.
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