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Conscientious Objection

Cases

  • Association Religieuse «Témoins de Jéhovah - Roumanie» and Others v. Romania
  • Autio v. Finland
  • Avanesyan v. Armenia
  • Aydan and Others v. Armenia
  • Bayatyan v. Armenia
  • Baydar v. Turkey
  • Bukharatyan v. Armenia
  • Buldu and Others v. Turkey
  • Butan v. Romania
  • Chauhan v. United Kingdom
  • Cinq Nouvelles Affaires v. Turkey
  • Conscientious Objectors v. Denmark
  • Dyagilev v. Russia
  • Efstratiou v. Greece
  • Enver Aydemir v. Turkey
  • Erçep v. Turkey
  • Feti Demirtaş c. Turquie
  • Grandrath v. Germany
  • Gütl v. Austria
  • H. and B. v. the United Kingdom
  • Herrmann v. Germany
  • Johansen v. Norway
  • Khachatryan and Others v. Armenia
  • Koppi v. Austria
  • Ladele and McFarlane v. United Kingdom
  • Lang v. Austria
  • Löffelmann v. Austria
  • Mirzayev v. Azerbaijan
  • N. v. Sweden
  • Papavasilakis v. Greece
  • Peters v. Netherlands
  • Pichon and Sajous v. France
  • R.R. v. Poland
  • Savda v. Turkey
  • Savda v. Turkey (no 2)
  • Stefanov v. Bulgaria
  • Suter v. Switzerland
  • Tarhan v. Turkey
  • Thlimmenos v. Greece
  • Tsaturyan v. Armenia
  • Ülke v. Turkey
  • Vavřička and 5 other cases v. Czech Republic
  • X. v. The Netherlands 2065/63
  • X. v. The Netherlands 2988/66
  • Decision or Judgment

  • Thlimmenos c. Grèce - Arrêt de Grande Chambre [French]
  • Thlimmenos v. Greece - Grand Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Chauhan v. The United Kingdom - Report of the Commission [English]
  • Lang v. Austria - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Löffelmann v. Austria - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Gütl v. Austria - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Bayatyan v. Armenia - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Grandrath v. Germany - Decision of the Committee of Ministers [English]
  • Grandrath c. la Républic Fédérale d'Allemagne - Décision du Comité des Ministres [French]
  • Koppi v. Austria - First Section Judgment on the Merits [English]
  • Autio v. Finland - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Conscientious Objectors v. Denmark - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Johansen v. Norway - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Suter c. Suisse - Décision sur la recevabilité [English]
  • Suter v. Switzerland - Admissibility Decision (translation) [English]
  • N. v. Sweden - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • X. c. les Pays-Bas - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • X. v. The Netherlands - Admissiblity Decision [English]
  • Pichon et Sajous c. France - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • Pichon and Sajous v. France - Admissibilty Decision (English Translation) [English]
  • Butan c. Roumanie - Décision sur la recevabilité [French]
  • Stefanov v. Bulgaria - Judgment (Friendly Settlement) [English]
  • I.S. v. Buglaria - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Herrmann v. Germany - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Bayatyan v. Armenia - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • R. R. v. Poland - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Bayatyan v. Armenia - Grand Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Erçep v. Turkey - Arrêt de chambre [French]
  • Bukharatyan v. Armenia - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Tsaturyan v. Armenia - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Feti Demirtaş c. Turquie - Arrêt de chambre [French]
  • Savda c. Turquie - Arrêt de chambre [French]
  • Herrmann v. Germany - Grand Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Tarhan c. Turquie - Arrêt de chambre [French]
  • Ülke v. Turkey - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Khachatryan and Others v. Armenia - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Efstratiou v. Greece - Chamber Judgment [English]
  • Efstratiou c. Greece - Arrêt de chambre [French]
  • Affaire Buldu et autres c. Turquie - Second Section Judgment [French]
  • H.; B. v. the United Kingdom - Decision [English]
  • Association Religieuse «Témoins de Jéhovah - Roumanie» et autres c. Roumanie - Third Section Decision [French]
  • Peters v. Netherlands - Admissibility Decision [English]
  • Enver Aydemir c. Turquie - Arrêt de la Deuxième Section [French]
  • Buldu and Others v. Turkey - [Turkish Translation] by the Turkish Ministry of Justice [Turkish]
  • Papavasilakis c. Grèce – Arrêt de la Première Section [French]
  • Savda c. Turquie (no 2) - Arrêt de la deuxième section [French]
  • Aydan and Others v. Armenia - First Section Judgment [English]
  • Statement of Facts/Questions to Parties

  • Cinq Nouvelles Affaires c. Turquie - Exposé des faits et Questions aux parties [French]
  • Khachatryan and Others v. Armenia - Statement of Facts and Questions to the Parties [English]
  • Ladele and McFarlane v. United Kingdom - Statement of Facts and Questions to the Parties [English]
  • Baydar c. Turkey - Exposé des Faits [French]
  • Aydan and Others v. Armenia - Statement of Facts / Questions to Parties [English]
  • Vavřička et 5 autres requêtes c. la République tchèque - Exposé des faits / Questions aux parties [French]
  • Mirzayev v. Azerbaijan - Statement of Facts / Questions to Parties [English]
  • Mirzayev v. Azerbaijan - Statement of Facts / Question to the Parties [English]
  • Dyagilev v. Russia - Statement of Facts / Questions to the Parties [English]
  • Avanesyan v. Armenia - Statement of Facts / Questions to Parties [English]
  • Court Press Release

  • Arrêt de chambre Bayatyan c. Armenie 27.10.09 - Communiqué du Greffier («La condamnation d’un objecteur de conscience n'enfreint pas la convention») [French]
  • Chamber judgment Bayatyan v. Armenia 27.10.09 - Press Release by the Registrar ("Conviction of Conscientious Objector not in Breach of Convention") [English]
  • Referrals to the Grand Chamber May 2010 [English]
  • Chamber judgment Koppi v. Austria 10.12.09 [English]
  • Chamber judgment R.R. v. Poland 26.05.11 [English]
  • Grand Chamber Judgment Bayatyan v. Armenia 07.07.11 ("Imprisonment of conscientious objector in Armenia for refusing to do military service violated his right to freedom of religion") [English]
  • The absence of an alternative to military service in Turkey is in breach of the right to conscientious objection (Erçep) [English]
  • Grand Chamber hearing Herrmann v. Germany 30.11.11 [English]
  • Refusal to grant conscientious objector status is not necessary in a democratic society (Savda) [English]
  • Grand Chamber Judgment Herrmann v. Germany 26.06.2012 [English]
  • Judgments concerning ... Turkey (Feti Demirtaş) [English]
  • Judgment Enver Aydemir v. Turkey - refusal to perform compulsory military service because of religious beliefs [English]
  • Judgment Papavasilakis v. Greece - claim for conscientious objector status and alternative civilian service [English]
  • Judgment Adyan and Others v. Armenia - shortcomings in alternative to military service [English]
  • Other Court or Tribunal Document

  • Thlimmenos v. Greece - Report of the Commission [English]
  • Grandrath v. Germany - Report of the Commission [English]
  • Case of Stefanov v. Bulgaria - Resolution concerning the judgment [English]
  • Adyan and Others v. Armenia (Legal Analysis) [Esperanto]
  • News Article, Press Release, or Newsletter

  • European Court of Human Rights Targets Poland Pro-Life Laws (report of interview with Grégor Puppinck) [English]
  • The R. R. v Poland abortion case: Another challenge on the Polish laws before the European Court of Human Rights (Puppinck, ECLJ) [English]
  • Commentary

  • Conscientious Objection at the European Court of Human Rights: Comments on the Bayatyan v. Armenia judgment and some other pending cases [English]