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Question 1: Human rights organizations, and other organizations such as the ________ and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, have campaigned against strict defamation laws that criminalize defamation.
European integrationFederal EuropeCouncil of EuropeEuropean Union

Question 2: Finally, Article 31 of the Penal Code establishes that crimes committed with abuse of power or with abuse of a profession or ________, or with the violation of a duty inherent to that profession or art, lead to the additional penalty of a temporary ban in the exercise of that profession or art.

Question 3: In ________, the crime of insult prescribes a penalty of up to three months in prison, or a fine of “up to 100 daily incomes” (Criminal Code, Article 199).

Question 4: In ________, the crimes of calumny and injury are foreseen in the chapter “Crimes Against Honor” (Articles 109 thru 117-bis) of the Penal Code.
Buenos AiresChileBrazilArgentina

Question 5: In ________, libel is a crime, as defined by Article 267 of the Danish Criminal Code, with a penalty of up to six months in prison or a fine, with proceedings initiated by the victim.

Question 6: Calumny or injury of a deceased person (Article 424) can be prosecuted by the spouse, sons, grandsons, parents, grandparents, ________ and heirs of the offended person.

Question 7: Incitation to hate and ________ is also foreseen in the Penal Code (incitation to a crime, Article 286).
ViolenceWorld War IIRussiaFrance

Question 8: Media liability ________ is available to newspapers to cover potential damage awards from libel lawsuits.
Life insuranceMarine insuranceWorkers' compensationInsurance

Question 9: In ________, defamation is a crime, according to the Penal Code, Chapter 24, Section 9, Clause (1), § (1), with a penalty of imprisonment of up to six months or a fine.

Question 10: In most civil law jurisdictions, defamation is dealt with as a ________ rather than a tort.


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