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Freedom of Religion or Belief - General

Cases

  • A.R. and L.R. v. Switzerland
  • Ali Özler v. Turkey
  • Association Solidarité des Français v. France
  • Başkaya and Okçuoğlu v. Turkey
  • Biblical Center of the Chuvash Republic v. Russia
  • Brâncoveanu v. Romania
  • Cârmuirea Spirituală a Musulmanilor din Republica Moldova v. Moldova
  • Choudhury v. United Kingdom - Admissibility Decision
  • Church of Scientology and 128 of its members v. Sweden
  • Church of X. v. the United Kingdom
  • Cosac and Cosac v. Romania
  • Darby v. Sweden
  • Devlin v. United Kingdom
  • Doğan and Others v. Turkey
  • Dojan and Others v. Germany
  • Dolhamre v. Sweden
  • Féderation Chrétienne des Témoins de Jéhovah de France v. France
  • Feti Demirtaş c. Turquie
  • Gldani Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses
  • HADEP and Demir v. Turkey
  • Hamdi Büyükkırabalı c. Turquie
  • Ibragim Ibragimov and Others v. Russia
  • Johnston and Others v. Ireland
  • Jovanovic v. Sweden
  • Karlsson v. Sweden
  • Kasymakhunov and Saybatalov v. Russia
  • Kin and Others v. Ukraine
  • Knudsen v. Norway
  • Kommunistische Partei Deutschland v. Germany
  • Krupko and Others v. Russia
  • Lautsi and Others v. Italy
  • Lawless v. Ireland (No. 1)
  • Leontiuc v. Romania
  • Ligue des Musulmans de Suisse and Others v. Switzerland
  • Lotarev v. Ukraine
  • Lotter and Lotter v. Bulgaria
  • Lyublino Local Church of Evangelical Christians and Fedichkin v. Russia
  • Maestri v. Italy
  • Metropolitan Church of Bessarabia and Others v. Moldova
  • Miroļubovs and Others v. Latvia
  • Mockutė v. Lithuania
  • Ouardiri v. Switzerland
  • Phull v. France
  • Polat v. Austia
  • Sâmbata Bihor Greek Catholic Parish v. Romania
  • Smajic v. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij v. Netherlands
  • Suter v. Switzerland
  • Süveges v. Hungary
  • Tsarknias v. Greece
  • Verein "Kontakt-Information-Therapie" (KIT) and Hagen v. Austria
  • Vladimir Belyayev v. Russia
  • Williamson v. United Kingdom
  • X. v. Austria
  • X. v. The Netherlands 2065/63
  • Decision or Judgment

  • Darby c. Suede - Arrêt de Chambre [French]
  • Darby v. Sweden - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Johnston and Others v. Ireland - Plenary Judgment [English]
  • Johnston et autres c. Irlande - Séance plénière [French]
  • Lawless v. Ireland (Preliminary Objections) [English]
  • Lawless c. Irlande (Exceptions Préliminaires) [French]
  • Lawless v. Ireland - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Lawless c. Irlande - Arrêt de Chambre [French]
  • Devlin v. United Kingdom - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Lotter and Lotter v. Bulgaria - Chamber Judgment (Friendly Settlement, Stricken) [English]
  • Cârmuirea Spirituală a Musulmanilor din Republica Moldova v. Moldova [English]
  • Association Solidarité des Français c. France - Décision sur la Recevabilité [French]
  • Miroļubovs et autres c. Lettonie - Arrêt de Chambre [French]
  • Lautsi c. Italie - Arrêt de chambre [French]
  • 97 members of the Gldani Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses and 4 Others v. Georgia - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • 97 membres de la Congrégation de Gldani des témoins de Jéhovah et 4 autres c. Géorgie - Décision sur la Recevabilité [French]
  • 97 membres de la Congrégation de Gldani des témoins de Jéhovah et 4 autres c. Géorgie - Arrèt de chambre [French]
  • Church of X. v. the United Kingdom - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • X. v. United Kingdom - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Church of Scientology and 128 of its members v. Sweden - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Karlsson v. Sweden - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Lautsi v. Italy - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Paroisse Gréco Catholique Sâmbata Bihor c. Roumanie - Arrêt de chambre [French]
  • Choudhury v. United Kingdom - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Başkaya and Okçuoğlu v. Turkey - Grand Chamber Judgment (Merits and Just Satisfaction) [English]
  • Maestri v. Italy - Grand Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Knudsen v. Norway - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Kommunistische Partei Deutschland c. l'Allemagne - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • Suter c. Suisse - Décision sur la recevabilité [English]
  • Suter v. Switzerland - Admissibility Decision (translation) [English]
  • Verein "Kontakt-Information-Therapie" (KIT) and Hagen v. Austria - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Verein Kontakt-Information-Therapie (KIT) c. Autriche - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • X. v. Austria - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • X. c. les Pays-Bas - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • Lotarev v. Ukraine - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Kin v. Ukraine - Partial Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Özler v. Turkey - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Lautsi and Others v. Italy - Grand Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Lautsi et autres c. Italie - Arrêt de Grande Chambre [French]
  • Ouardiri c. Suisse - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • Ligue des Musulmans de Suisse et autres c. la Suisse - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • Dojan and Others v. Germany [English]
  • Hamdi Büyükkırabalı c. Turquie - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • Christian Federation of Jehovah's Witnesses in France v. France - Admissibility Decision (53430/99) (English Translation) [English]
  • Feti Demirtaş c. Turquie - Arrêt de chambre [French]
  • Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij v. Netherlands - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Phull c. France - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • Phull v. France - Admissibility Decision (unofficial English translation) [English]
  • Leontiuc c. Romania - Third Section Judgment [French]
  • Biblical Center of the Chuvash Republic v. Russia - First Section Judgment [English]
  • Vladimir Belyayev v. Russia - First Section Judgment [English]
  • Dolhamre v. Sweden - Third Section Judgment [English]
  • Williamson v. United Kingdom - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Süveges v. Hungary - Fourth Section Judgment [English]
  • İzzettin Doğan and Others v. Turkey - Grand Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Cosac et Cosac c la Romanie – Décision de la Troisième Section [French]
  • Jovanovic v. Sweden - Fifth Section Judgment [English]
  • Lyublino Local Church of Evangelical Christians and Fedichkin v. Russia - Third Section Committee Decision [English]
  • A.R. et L.R. c. la Suisse - Trosième Section Décision [French]
  • Smajic v. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Fourth Section Admissibllity Decision [English]
  • Statement of Facts/Questions to Parties

  • Lautsi c. Italie - Exposé des faits et Questions aux parties [French]
  • Nikolaos-Nikodimos Tsarknias c. Grèce - Exposé des faits et Questions aux parties [French]
  • Cosac c. Roumanie - Exposé des faits et Questions aux parties [French]
  • Association "Ligue des musulmans de Suisse" et autres - Exposé des faits et Questions aux parties [French]
  • Kasymakhunov v. Russia - Statement of Facts and Questions to the Parties [English]
  • Krupko and Others v. Russia - Statement of Facts and Questions to the Parties [English]
  • Biblical Center of the Chuvash Republic v. Russia - Statement of Facts and Questions to the Parties [English]
  • Leontiuc c. Roumanie - Exposé des faits et Questions aux Parties [French]
  • Ibragimov and Cultural Educational Fund "Nuru-Badi" v. Russia - Statement of Facts and Questions to the Parties [English]
  • Jovanovic v. Sweden - Statement of Facts [English]
  • Brâncoveanu c. la Roumanie - Exposé des Faits [French]
  • Mockutė v. Lithuania - Statement of Facts / Questions to Parties [English]
  • Polat v. Austria - Statement of Facts / Questions to Parties [English]
  • Party or Third-Party Document

  • Liste des députés s’associant formellement à la demande de tierce intervention devant la Grande Chambre présentée par le European Centre for Law and Justice dans l’affaire Lautsi c. Italie (à jour au 8 avril 2010) [French]
  • Legal Memorandum of the European Centre for Law and Justice in Lautsi v. Italy, April 2010 [English]
  • RE: Lautsi v. Italy Request for Third-Party Intervention by 33 Members of European Parliament [English]
  • RE: Lautsi v. Italy, Amicus Brief of the Alliance Defense Fund [English]
  • Soile Lautsi v. Italy: Comments of Third-Party Intervenor Coalition of Professors of Law [English]
  • European Humanist Federation: Lautsi v. Italy (No. 30814/06) - Request for third party intervention [English]
  • Mémoire du Gouvernement Italien pour l'Audience devant la Grande Chambre de la Cour Européenee des Droits de l'Homme (Lautsi c. Italie) [French]
  • Court Press Release

  • Crucifix in Classrooms: Contrary to Parents’ Right to Educate their Children in Line with their Convictions and to Children’s Right to Freedom of Religion (3.11.009) [English]
  • Arrêt de chambre Membres de la congrégation des témoins de Jehovah de Gldani c. Géorgie - Communiqué du Greffier 03.05.07 [French]
  • Chamber judgment 97 members of Gldani Congregation v. Georgia - Press Release 03.05.2007 [English]
  • Grand Chamber Hearing Lautsi v. Italy - Press Release issued by the Registrar 30.06.10 [English]
  • Audience de Grande Chambre Lautsi c. Italie - Communiqué du Greffier 30.06.10 [French]
  • Chamber judgment HADEP and Demir v. Turkey 14.12.10 [English]
  • Forthcoming Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Lautsi and Others v. Italy 10.02.2011 [English]
  • Crucifixes in Italian State-school classrooms: the Court finds no violation (18.03.2011) [English]
  • Kruzifixe in Klassenzimmern staatlicher Schulen in Italien: Gerichtshof stellt keine Konventionsverletzung fest (18.03.2011) [German]
  • Crocifisso nelle aule delle scuole pubbliche italiane: la Corte non constata violazioni (18.03.2011) [Italian]
  • Crucifix dans les salles de classe des écoles publiques italiennes: la Cour ne constate pas de violation (18.03.2011) [French]
  • Décisions sur la recevabilité Ouardiri c. Suisse et Ligue des musulmans de Suisse et autres c. Suisse 08.07.2011 [French]
  • Zulässigkeit Entscheidungen Ouardiri and Ligue des Musulmans de Suisse g. die Schweiz 08.07.2011 [German]
  • Decisions on admissibility Ouardiri v. Switzerland and Ligue des Musulmans de Suisse and Others v. Switzerland 08.07.2011 [English]
  • Chamber judgment Metropolitan Church of Bessarabia and Others v. Macedonia 13.12.01 [English]
  • Admissibility decision Dojan and Others v. Germany [English]
  • Grand Chamber judgment Izzettin Dogan and Others v. Turkey - refusal to provide a public service to followers of the Alevi faith [English]
  • Judgments of 05.01.16 [English]
  • Decision A.R. and L.R. v. Switzerland - Refusal to exempt primary school pupil from sex education did not breach Convention [English]
  • Decision Smajic v. Bosnia and Herzegovina - insulting posts on Internet [English]
  • Other Court or Tribunal Document

  • Darby v. Sweden - Report of the Commission [English]
  • Ouardiri c. Suisse - Exposé des faits et questions aux parties [French]
  • HADEP and Demir v. Turkey - Statement of Facts and Questions to the Parties [English]
  • Note d’information sur la jurisprudence de la Cour 214 Janvier 2018 A.R. et L.R. c. Suisse (déc.) - 22338/15 [French]
  • Periodical Article

  • Samantha Knights - Religious Symbols in the School: Freedom of Religion, Minorities and Education [English]
  • Publication of Non-profit Organization or NGO

  • (Unofficial) Summary of Submissions of Intervening States in Lautsi v. Italy Grand Chamber Hearing [English]
  • Event or Conference Program

  • 44th Annual Study Session in International and Comparative Law of Human Rights Strasbourg, 8 - 26 July 2013 Religions and International Human Rights Law (Strasbourg) [English]
  • Commentary

  • Redefining Religious Neutrality: Lautsi vs. Italy and the European Court of Human Rights [English]
  • ADF: Federal Republic of Germany v Y and Federal Republic of Germany v Z: Understanding Freedom of Religion [English]