Article 9 - Freedom of thought, conscience and religion

Denmark / Supreme Court / 81/2017

Nordens Céu Sagrado Mester Fernandos Center for Meditation og Videnskab v. the Ministry of Health
26/06/2018
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Denmark

Key facts of the case: 

The case concerned whether the Ministry of health had violated the rights to freedom of religion by refusing to provide – for the use in a religious practise – authorisation to the import of ayahuasca wine, which...

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Germany / Higher Administrative Court North Rhine-Westphalia / 13 B 238/17

Bavarian internet service provider (ISP) v Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur)
22/06/2017
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case: 

An internet serive provider based in Munich had requested the Administrative Court Cologne (Verwaltungsgericht Köln) to issue an interim injunction (while waiting for the decision...

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CJEU - C-547/14 / Judgment

Philip Morris Brands
04/05/2016
Court of Justice of the European Union
Decision
EU

Key facts of the case:

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Approximation of laws — Directive 2014/40/EU — Articles 7, 18 and 24(2) and (3) — Articles 8(3), 9(3), 10(1)(a), (c) and (g), 13 and 14 — Manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco products — Validity — Legal...

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CJEU - C 472/13 / Opinion

Andre Lawrence Shepherd v Bundesrepublik Deutschland
11/11/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union
Opinion
Germany

Key facts of the case:

(Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bayerisches Verwaltungsgericht München (Germany))

(Area of freedom, security and justice — Asylum — Minimum standards for the qualification and status of third-country nationals as refugees and the...

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Portugal / Constitutional Court / 578/2014

Pre-emptive ruling concerning a provision in a Regional legislative Decree
28/08/2014
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Portugal

Key facts of the case:

The Representative of the Portuguese Republic for the Autonomous Region of Madeira (ARM) petitioned the Constitutional Court for pre-emptive declaration as to the unconstitutional organic and material nature of an article in a regional legislative...

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Germany / Federal Administrative Court / 10 C 23.12

Pakistani citizen v Federal Office for Migration and Refugees
20/02/2013
National Court/Tribunal
Decision
Germany

Key facts of the case:

The plaintiff is a Pakistani citizen who desired to be recognized as a refugee in Germany or, alternatively, acquire protection from deportation to Pakistan. He claims to be a member of the Ahmadiyya-community of faith and to be persecuted in...

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