Perry v. Latvia – 30273/03 Judgment 8.11.2007 [Section III] Article 9 Article 9-1 Manifest religion or belief Ban on exercising the ministry unlawfully imposed on a foreign evangelical pastor when his residence permit was renewed: violation Facts: In 1997 the applicant, an American national and evangelical pastor, settled in Latvia and founded a religious community … Continue reading "ECtHR judgment in Perry v. Latvia (summary), 2007"
PROCEDURE (..) 3. The applicant alleged, in particular, that her disqualification from standing for election to the Latvian parliament and to municipal elections infringed her rights as guaranteed by Article 3 of Protocol No. 1 and Articles 10 and 11 of the Convention. (..) 7. On 17 June 2004, following a hearing on the merits … Continue reading "ECtHR judgment in Zdanoka v. Latvia (excerpts), 2006"
THE FACTS The applicant is a Latvian national who was born in 1972 and currently lives in Belgrade (Serbia and Montenegro). The respondent Government were represented by Ms I. Reine, their Agent. A. The circumstances of the case The facts of the case, as submitted by the parties, may be summarised as follows. 1. The … Continue reading "ECtHR decision in Mentzen v. Latvia (excerpts), 2004"
PROCEDURE 1. The case originated in an application (no. 48321/99) against the Republic of Latvia lodged with the Court under Article 34 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (“the Convention”) by two former residents of Latvia, Mrs Tatjana Slivenko and Ms Karina Slivenko (“the applicants”), on 28 January 1999. … Continue reading "ECtHR judgment in Slivenko v. Latvia (excerpts), 2003"
… THE FACTS The applicants, born in 1959 and 1988 respectively, are a mother and her son. They are Latvian citizens of Russian origin, and live in Riga (Latvia). The facts of the case, as submitted by the parties, may be summarised as follows. A. The circumstances of the case The second applicant has been … Continue reading "ECtHR decision in Grisankova and Grisankovs v. Latvia (excerpts), 2003"