EGMR: Altınkaynak and Others v. Turkey (no. 12541/06)

The six applicants, Erkin Altınkaynak (born in 1963, died in 2016), Meral Altınkaynak (born in 1965), Sibel Sahlimov (born in 1978), Hüsnü Bostan (born in 1978), Volkan Ataalp (born in 1969) and Sahire Melek Jones (born in 1958), are Turkish nationals who in September 2004 set up a foundation – Türkiye Yedincigün Adventistleri Vakfı (the Foundation of Turkish Seventh-day Adventists) – for the purpose of meeting the religious needs of Turkish and foreign Seventh-day Adventists living permanently or temporarily in Turkey. The case concerned the Turkish courts’ refusal to include the foundation in question in the official register on the grounds that domestic law did not allow foundations to serve the sole interests of members of a specific community. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

Bundestag: Erfassung von Diebstählen in Kirchen

In der Polizeilichen Kriminalstatistik des Bundes (PKS) erfolgt laut Bundesregierung keine nach Religionen oder Konfessionen differenzierte Erfassung von Diebstählen und Einbrüchen in christliche Kirchen und Kapellen sowie Kirchenschändungen. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: Forthcomimg judgment on Tuesday 15 January 2019 – Altınkaynak and Others v. Turkey (no. 12541/06)

The six applicants, Erkin Altınkaynak (born in 1963, died in 2016), Meral Altınkaynak (born in 1965), Sibel Sahlimov (born in 1978), Hüsnü Bostan (born in 1978), Volkan Ataalp (born in 1969) and Sahire Melek Jones (born in 1958), are Turkish nationals who in September 2004 set up a foundation – Türkiye Yedincigün Adventistleri Vakfı (the Foundation of Turkish Seventh-day Adventists) – for the purpose of meeting the religious needs of Turkish and foreign Seventh-day Adventists living permanently or temporarily in Turkey. The case concerns the Turkish courts’ refusal to include the foundation in question in the official register on the grounds that domestic law does not allow foundations to serve the sole interests of members of a specific community. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

EGMR: Partial withdrawal of parental authority and removal of children from family home after the refusal to send them to school did not violate article 8

In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of Wunderlich v. Germany (application no. 18925/15) the ECHR held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Article 8 (right to respect for private and family life) of the European Convention on Human Rights. The case concerned the withdrawal of some aspects of the parents’ authority and the removal of the four children from their family home for three weeks, after the applicants persistently refused to send their children to school. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

VG Berlin: Denkmalrechtliche Genehmigung für Umbau der St.-Hedwigs-Kathedrale hat Bestand

Die vom Land Berlin für den geplanten Umbau der denkmalgeschützten St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale erteilte denkmalrechtliche Genehmigung hat Bestand. Das hat das VG Berlin entschieden. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

Bundestag: Lage der Religionsfreiheit in Pakistan

Die Erfolge der deutsch-pakistanischen Entwicklungszusammenarbeit seit 1961 interessieren die AfD-Fraktion in einer Kleinen Anfrage (BT-Dr 19/6706). Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

Bundestag: Islamistischer Terrorismus

Der Bundesregierung liegen Erkenntnisse zu sieben seit 2015 aktiv verhinderten Anschlägen in Deutschland vor, die einen unmittelbaren oder mittelbaren Bezug zum islamistischen Terrorismus aufweisen. Das schreibt die Bundesregierung in der Antwort (BT-Dr 19/6684) auf eine Kleine Anfrage der FDP-Fraktion (BT-Dr 19/6292). Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »