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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Denmark / Supreme Court / 251/2017

A v. the Danish National Police.
02/05/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case:

A, an Iraqi citizen, who had not legally resided in Denmark, refused to cooperate in relation to his extraction to Iraq. Due to his lack of consent, the Iraqi authorities would not cooperate in concern of the forced...

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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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Austria / Supreme Administrative Court / Ra 2016/21/0144

Algerian Citizen v Austria
11/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Austria

Key facts of the case:

The Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum (Bundesamt für Fremdenwesen und Asyl, BFA) imposed detention pending removal on the applicant (an Algerian citizen) in order to ensure deportation. The applicant...

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Czech Republic / Supreme Administrative Court / 10 Azs 122/2015 - 150

S. A. C., A. A. C., A. A. C. v the Ministry of the Interior
20/04/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Czechia

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiffs – asylum-seekers – were held in administrative detention in order to be transferred to the responsible Member State (Hungary) since there was a risk of them absconding....

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CJEU C‐452/16 PPU / Opinion

Openbaar Ministerie v. Halil Ibrahim Özçelik
19/10/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters — Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA — European arrest warrant — Article 8(1)(c) — Meaning of ‘arrest warrant or any other judicial decision’ prior to the European arrest warrant

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CJEU - C-294/16 PPU / Judgment

JZ v. Prokuratura Rejonowa Łódź Śródmieście
28/07/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Urgent preliminary ruling procedure — Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters — Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA — Article 26(1) — European arrest warrant — Effects of the surrender — Deduction of the...

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Czech Republic / Constitutional Court / II. ÚS 143/16

Plaintiff: E.U.
14/04/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Czechia

Key facts of the case: 

The plaintiff, a Czech citizen living in Germany, was called to a court in the CR as a witness. After she testified, she was arrested by the Police and...

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