EGMR: Cumhuriyetçi Eğitim Ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı v. Turkey (no. 32093/10)

The applicant association, Cumhuriyetçi Eǧitim ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı, or CEM Vakfi (the Foundation for Republican Education and Culture), is a foundation set up under Turkish law in 1995. The case concerned the possibility under Turkish law for places of worship to be granted an exemption from paying electricity bills and the refusal to grant this privilege to the applicant foundation. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 19 February 2019 – Cumhuriyetçi Eğitim Ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı v. Turkey (no. 32093/10)

The applicant association, Cumhuriyetçi Eǧitim ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı, or CEM Vakfi (the Foundation for Republican Education and Culture), is a foundation set up under Turkish law in 1995. The case concerned the possibility under Turkish law for places of worship to be granted an exemption from paying electricity bills and the refusal to grant this privilege to the applicant foundation. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: Cumhuriyetçi Eğitim Ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı v. Turkey (no. 32093/10)

The applicant, Cumhuriyetçi Eǧitim ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı or CEM Vakfi (the Foundation for Republican Education and Culture), is a foundation set up under Turkish law in 1995. The case concerned the possibility under Turkish law for places of worship to be granted an exemption from paying electricity bills and the refusal to grant this privilege to the applicant foundation. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen

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EGMR: Fortchcoming judgment on Tuesday 20 June 2017 – Cumhuriyetçi Eğitim Ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı v. Turkey (no. 32093/10)

The applicant, Cumhuriyetçi Eǧitim ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı or CEM Vakfi (the Foundation for Republican Education and Culture), is a foundation set up under Turkish law in 1995. The case concerns the possibility under Turkish law for places of worship to be granted an exemption from paying electricity bills and the refusal to grant this privilege to the applicant foundation. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen

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EGMR: The refusal to provide a public service to the applicants, followers of the Alevi faith, entailed a breach of their right to freedom of religion

In today’s Grand Chamber judgment in the case of İzzettin Doğan and Others v. Turkey (application no. 62649/10) the European Court of Human Rights held by 12 votes to 5, that there had been a violation of Article 9 (right to freedom of religion) of the European Convention on Human Rights, and by 16 votes to 1, that there had been a violation of Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination) taken in conjunction with Article 9 of the European Convention. The case concerned the domestic authorities’ refusal to provide the applicants, who are followers of the Alevi faith (the country’s second-largest faith in terms of the number of followers), with the public religious service which, in the applicants’ assertion, is provided exclusively to citizens adhering to the Sunni understanding of Islam. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

EGMR: Forthcoming Grand Chamber judgment concerning the authorities’ refusal to provide a religious public service to the applicants, followers of the Alevi faith

The European Court of Human Rights will be delivering a Grand Chamber judgment in the case of İzzettin Doğan and Others v. Turkey (application no. 62649/10) at a public hearing on 26 April 2016 at 11.30 a.m. in the Human Rights Building, Strasbourg. The case concerns the domestic authorities’ refusal to provide the applicants, followers of the Alevi faith, with the religious public service hitherto provided exclusively, in the applicants’ assertion, to citizens adhering to the Sunni understanding of Islam. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

Religiöse Feiertage für alle!? – Interview mit Katholische Kirche im Privatradio

„Die Weihnachtstage sind christliche Feiertage, die per Gesetz für alle frei sind. Auch wenn längst nicht mehr alle Deutschen christlich sind. Warum gibt es dann eigentlich keine muslimischen Feiertage?“, fragte mich Katholische Kirche im Privatradio (K!P-Radio). Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »