EGMR: Severe harassment of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Georgia was tolerated by the authorities in 2000-2001

The case Begheluri and Others v. Georgia (application no. 28490/02) concerned the severe harassment of a large number of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Georgia in the years 2000-2001. The Court found in particular that the State authorities had been ineffective in preventing and stopping religiously motivated violence. State officials had either directly participated in the attacks on Jehovah’s Witnesses or they had tolerated violence by private individuals against members of the religious community. The authorities had thus created a climate of impunity, which encouraged further attacks throughout the country. Furthermore, they had been unwilling to ensure the prompt and fair prosecution of those responsible. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 7 October 2014 – Begheluri and Others v. Georgia (application no. 28490/02)

The applicants are 99 Georgian nationals, all of whom, with one exception, are Jehovah’s Witnesses. The case concerns severe harassment of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Georgia in the years 2000-2001. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

Veröffentlicht in Aktuell, EGMR, Rechtsprechung. Schlagwörter: , , . Kommentare deaktiviert für EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 7 October 2014 – Begheluri and Others v. Georgia (application no. 28490/02)