Jani Makraduli is a North Macedonian politician. When he was in opposition. Mr Makraduli made statements about public rumours of corrupt activities by a senior government figure, the then Head of the Security and Counter Intelligence Agency.
The subject of the rumours successfully sued Mr Makraduli for defamation, resulting in a criminal conviction.
The European Court for Human Rights found that Mr Makraduli’s freedom of speech had been violated.Read More