III. ALLEGED VIOLATION OF ARTICLE 11 OF THE CONVENTION
60. The applicants alleged a violation of Article 11 of the Convention, which, in so far as relevant, provides as follows:
“1. Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and to freedom of association with others ...
2. No restrictions shall be placed on the exercise of these rights other than such as are prescribed by law and are necessary in a democratic society in the interests of national security or public safety, for the prevention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or morals or for the protection of the rights and freedoms of others...”