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-233/18/ Jugdment

Zubair Haqbin v Federaal agentschap voor de opvang van asielzoekers
12/11/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
Belgium

Introduction

  1. By its questions for a preliminary ruling, the arbeidshof te Brussel (Higher Labour Court, Brussels, Belgium) asks the Court to clarify the meaning of the provisions laid down in Article 20(4) of Directive 2013/33/EU, (
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CJEU Case C-233/18/ Opinion

Zubair Haqbin v Federaal agentschap voor de opvang van asielzoekers
06/06/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion

Introduction

  1. By its questions for a preliminary ruling, the arbeidshof te Brussel (Higher Labour Court, Brussels, Belgium) asks the Court to clarify the meaning of the provisions laid down in Article 20(4) of Directive 2013/33/EU, (
  2. ...
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CJEU Joined Cases C-391/16, C-77/17 and C-78/17 / Judgment

M v Ministerstvo vnitra (C-391/16) and X (C-77/17), X (C-78/17) v Commissaire général aux réfugiés et aux apatrides
14/05/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. These requests for a preliminary ruling concern the interpretation and validity of Article 14(4) to (6) of Directive 2011/95/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on
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CJEU Joined Cases C-297/17, C-318/17, C-319/17, C-438/17/ Judgment

Bashar Ibrahim (C 297/17), Mahmud Ibrahim, Fadwa Ibrahim, Bushra Ibrahim, Mohammad Ibrahim, Ahmad Ibrahim (C 318/17), Nisreen Sharqawi, Yazan Fattayrji, Hosam Fattayrji (C 319/17) v Bundesrepublik Deutschland, and Bundesrepublik Deutschland v Taus Magamadov (C 438/17)
19/03/2019
Court of Justice of the European Union

Key facts

  1. These requests for a preliminary ruling concern the interpretation of Article 33(2)(a) and of the first paragraph of Article 52 of Directive 2013/32/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council
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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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United Kingdom / Court of Appeal, Civil Division / T3/2016/0278

AZ v Secretary of State for the Home Department
27/01/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
United Kingdom

Key facts of the case: 

AZ was a refugee present in the UK who had been refused a Convention Travel Document to visit his sick father in Jordan. The Secretary of State did not give reasons for her decision to...

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Cyprus / Electoral Court / 1/2016

Organisation of fighters for justice et al v The House of Representatives
09/05/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Cyprus

Key facts of the case:

The applicants sought to challenge an amendment to the electoral law, adopted in 2015, which increased the electoral measure for parties to enter the...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / KHO:2016:53; 20.4.2016/1503

X v Finnish Immigration Service
20/04/2016
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case: 

The Supreme Administrative Court was to decide whether the non-refoulement principle prevented the transfer of an Afghan asylum-seeker X to Hungary which by virtue of the Dublin III...

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Finland / Supreme Administrative Court / 22.6.2015/1743 KHO:2015:100

A v The Finnish Immigration Service
22/06/2015
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Finland

Key facts of the case:

A was a Nigerian citizen and had arrived in Italy in 2005. B had been born in Italy in 2012. Since 2012 both A and B had a long-term resident residence permit for third-country nationals in Italy. After learving Italy, ...

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Ireland / Supreme Court / [2014] IESC 29

TD, ND (a minor suing by her mother and next friend TD) and AD (a minor suing by his mother and next friend TD) v Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Attorney General and Ireland
10/04/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Ireland

Key facts of the case:

The respondents were failed asylum seekers who sought to contest, by means of judicial review, a number of decisions whereby the State refused them recognition as refugees pursuant to s. 17 of the Refugee Act 1966. The State argued that their...

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