Case-law Database

The FRA Case-law Database provides a compilation of Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) case law with direct references to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

It also contains a selection of national case law with direct references to the Charter from all EU Member States.

The data include a formal reference to the decisions, judgments and opinions, an abstract in English, excerpts of the paragraphs where the Charter is quoted, and if available a link to the full text document.

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Netherlands / District Court The Hague / 398200

Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism v the football club ADO The Hague
09/08/2011
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Netherlands

Key facts of the case:

In summary proceedings of the Stichting Bestrijding Antisemitisme [Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism] against the football club ADO The Hague, the provisional court dictated the football club to immediately take...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Netherlands / Equal Treatment Commission / 2010-0304

Mr ... v Control Finance B.V.
27/06/2011
National Court/Tribunal
Netherlands

Key facts of the case:

A male applied several times for a job as a financial trainee at the firm Control Finance B.V. but was rejected each time. The man suspects that he was rejected because of his Turkish origin. He applied again with a...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Netherlands / District Court The Hague / 09/753472-08

Responsibility of a website administrator for the content of the website
12/05/2011
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Netherlands

Key facts of the case:

A website administrator was accused of insulting utterances on his website regarding Jews, Moroccans, Turks, Gypsies, non-western allochthones people, Muslims and homosexuals. He was convicted of publicly and intentionally uttering insults towards a...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Netherlands / Amsterdam Court of Appeal / 23-2197-09

Regular and intentional insults on website
11/10/2010
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Netherlands

Key facts of the case:

A 30-year old blogger has regularly published insulting texts about Muslims and Turks on his website called ‘Misdefinition’.  On 7 April 2009 the Court in Haarlem acquitted the defendant because the court was not convinced that the utterances...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: