ECHR: Failure to grant congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses exemption from property tax in the Brussels-Capital Region since 2018 was discriminatory

In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of Assemblée Chrétienne Des Témoins de Jéhovah d’Anderlecht and Others v. Belgium (application no. 20165/20) the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination) read in conjunction with Article 9 (freedom of thought, conscience and religion) of the European Convention on Human Rights and with Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 (protection of property) to the Convention. The case concerned congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses which complained of being denied exemption from payment of a property tax (précompte immobilier) in respect of properties in the Brussels-Capital Region used by them for religious worship. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. the United Kingdom (no. 7552/09)

The applicant organisation, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is a religious organisation, registered as a private unlimited company in the United Kingdom. It is part of the worldwide Mormon Church. The case concerned its complaint of being denied an exemption from local property taxes. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

Veröffentlicht in Aktuell, EGMR, Rechtsprechung. Schlagwörter: , , , , . Kommentare deaktiviert für EGMR: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. the United Kingdom (no. 7552/09)

EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 4 March 2014 – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. the United Kingdom (no. 7552/09)

The applicant organisation, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is a religious organisation, registered as a private unlimited company in the United Kingdom. It is part of the worldwide Mormon Church. The case concerns its complaint of being denied an exemption from local property taxes. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

Veröffentlicht in Aktuell, EGMR, Rechtsprechung. Schlagwörter: , , , , . Kommentare deaktiviert für EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 4 March 2014 – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints v. the United Kingdom (no. 7552/09)