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 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
  2. ...
EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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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Croatia / Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia / U-III-208/2018

Nurettin Oral, applicant
10/07/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Croatia

Key facts of the case:

A citizen of the Republic of Turkey and resident of the Swiss Confederation, was deprived of liberty while crossing the Croatian border with Serbia as he was found in the security database following an arrest warrant...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

Luxembourg / Administrative Court / 38397

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v a decision of the Minister of Immigration and Asylum
12/06/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
France

Key facts of the case: 

The case concerned an application for international protection by two sisters of Albanian origin, who claimed that they had been about to be forcibly married in their home country. It was their father, who had regularly...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

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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Poland / Appellate Court / II AKz 160/17

Case of O.T.
24/05/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Poland

Key facts of the case:

The applicant O.T. was found guilty of a crime of robbery and sentenced by the court in the United Kingdom. The Regional Court in Poland found it admissible to execute a part of O.T’s sentence in Poland. O.T. appealed...

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ECHR Article(s) referenced: 

ECtHR / Application no. 41738/10 / Judgment

Paposhvili v. Belgium
13/12/2016
European Court of Human Rights
Decision

Key facts of the case:

  1. The applicant was born in 1958. He lived in Brussels and died there on 7 June 2016.
  2. He arrived in Belgium via Italy on 25 November 1998, accompanied by his wife and a six-year-old child. The applicant claimed to be the
  3. ...
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CJEU - C-182/15 / Judgment

Aleksei Petruhhin v. Latvijas Republikas Ģenerālprokuratūra
06/09/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Citizenship of the Union — Extradition to a third State of a national of a Member State who has exercised his right to freedom of movement — Scope of EU law — Protection of a Member State’s nationals against...

EU Charter Article(s) referenced: 

CJEU - C-182/15 / Opinion

Aleksei Petruhhin v. Latvijas Republikas Ģenerālprokuratūra
10/05/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
EU

Key facts of the case:

Request for a preliminary ruling — Citizenship of the European Union — First paragraph of Article 18 TFEU and Article 21(1) TFEU — Request for the extradition to Russia of a national of one Member State present on the territory of another Member...

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ECHR 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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