In Case of Sekmadienis Ltd. v. Lithuania, (ECHR, Jan. 30, 2018), the European Court of Human Rights in a Chamber Judgment held that Lithuania’s State Consumer Rights Protection Authority violated a clothing company’s freedom of expression when it imposed a fine because of a series of the company’s ads that were seen as offending Christians. The Economist, reporting on the decision, described the ads:The case refers to a Kalinkin campaign in 2012 which featured a bare-chested young man and a woman, both with halos: the man was sporting jeans and tattoos, and the female figure wore a white dress with a string of beads. The captions consisted of lines such as: “Jesus, what trousers!”, “Dear Mary, what a dress!” and “Jesus, Mary, what are you wearing?”The European Court concluded that Lithuanian courts


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