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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CJEU Case C-128/18/ Judgment

Dumitru-Tudor Dorobantu v Generalstaatsanwaltschaft Hamburg
15/10/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 4 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘the Charter’) and Council Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA
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CJEU Case C-661/17/ Judgment

M.A., S.A., A.Z. v International Protection Appeals Tribunal, Minister for Justice and Equality, Attorney General, Ireland
23/01/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Articles 6 and 17, Article 20(3) and Article 27(1) of Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of
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Estonia / Administrative Law Chamber of the Supreme Court of Estonia / 3-17-1026

X vs The Police and Border Guard Board
01/10/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Estonia

Key facts of the case:

X applied for international protection in Estonia, stating that his life and security is in danger as he was believed to belong to an Islamic organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT) illegal and punishable by life imprisonment or the death penalty in...

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Germany / Federal Constitutional Court / 2 BvR 37/18

Romanian citizen v. Federal state of Schleswig-Holstein
09/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff is a Romanian citizen who lodged a constitutional complaint against his extradiction to Romania because of the detention conditions in the  target country. The plantiff was arrested in Germany because of a European Arrest Warrant...

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Austria / Highest Administrative Court / Ra 2017/19/0602

Syrian national vs. Austria
03/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Austria

Key facts of the case 

A Syrian national entered the EU in Bulgaria and applied for asylum there on 18 November 2016. Following this, she applied for asylum again in Austria on 30 Dezember 2016. The Federal Asylum Authority consulted the Bulgarian authorities and...

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Slovenia / Administrative Court of the Republic of Slovenia / I U 722/2018-15

Claimant: applicant A.A ; defendant: the Republic of Slovenia, Ministry of the Interior.
10/04/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Slovenia

Key facts of the case:

After coming to Turkey from Algeria and crossing Greece, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Croatia, the applicant arrived to Slovenia. He was spotted by Slovenian police officers and transferred to the police station where he applied for asylum. For...

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Germany / Federal Administrative Court / 1 A 4.17

Russian citizien v Federal state Bremen
27/03/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff, a 19-years old Russian citizen, challenged a so-called deportation order (Abschiebungsanordnung) that was issued against him under section 58a of the Residence Act (Aufenthaltsgesetz). Arguing that the plaintiff had...

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Austria / Consitutional Court / E1486/2017

Afghan Citizen v Austria
14/06/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case:

The appellant, an Afghan citizen, applied for international protection on 28 June 2016. He entered the federal territory after passing through Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary....

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Denmark / Supreme Court / 267/2016 / 2

Danish Prosecution Service v T
31/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case: 

This case is the continuation of case 267/2016 of 24 February 2017 in which the Supreme Court postponed its final decision while awaiting a statement from...

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