JUDGMENT Τek Gıda İş Sendikası v. Turkey 04-04-2017 (no. 35009/05) see here SUMMARY The dismissal of employees in a company due to their participation in a trade union. Judicial denial to recognise the trade union’s representation in the company. Private company Tukaş had called on workers, who were members of the union’s unionist party, to […]
The refusal to register a religious union on behalf of the authorities violates the freedom of religion and the right of association.
JUDGMENT Genov v. Βulgarie 23-03-2017 (no. 40524/08) see here SUMMARY Freedom in religion. Right to an association. The case concerned the refusal of the authorities to register the new religious association, whose president was the applicant. The court rejected the applicant’s claim that the name of the new association resembled the name of an existing […]
The State has a positive obligation to intervene in cases of dismissal of employees due to their participation in trade unions.
JUDGMENT Τek Gıda İş Sendikası v. Turkey 04-04-2017 (no. 35009/05) see here SUMMARY Participation in a trade union. Dismissal of workers, a positive obligation on the part of the state to prevent dismissals. The Turkish judicial authorities refused to recognize representative power in a trade union. This company did not lay off workers who were […]
Police failed to protect participants in march against homophobia from violent attacks of counter-demonstrators
JUDGMENT Identoba and others v. Georgia 12.05.2015 (no. 73235/12) see here SUMMARY: The case concerned a peaceful demonstration in Tbilisi in May 2012 to mark the International Day against Homophobia, which was violently disrupted by counter-demonstrators outnumbering the marchers. The Court considered in particular that the authorities knew or ought to have known of the […]