480. Terrorism.

Lawful restrictions of freedom of expression on the grounds of national security, territorial integrity and public safety1 have included the prevention of paramilitary organisations from using the media as a platform for promoting their cause2 or entering the country to hold meetings with politicians3, as well as preventing those deemed to have made statements supportive of terrorist acts from entering the country4. The European Court of Human Rights has also accepted that states may need to restrict freedom of expression in order to combat terrorism