ECtHR European Court of Human Rights

Subsequently, a collection of rulings of the European Court of Human Rights against Switzerland on human rights related to religion law can be found.

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The officially published rulings from 1979 onwards can be accessed via the Internet at the Federal Court.

  • GRA STIFTUNG GEGEN RASSISMUS UND ANTISEMITISMUS v. SWITZERLAND
    number 18597/13
    language english
    date 09.01.2018
    decision judgement
    Article 10 ECHR
    contested law Art. 28 and 28a CC, Art. 261bis PC
    key terms
    • islam
    • racial discrimination
  • A.R. et L.R. v. la Suisse
    number 22338/15
    language french
    date 19.12.2017
    decision judgement
    Article 8,9,14 ECHR
    contested law Art. 10,11,13,15 and 62 Cst.
    key terms
    • freedom of religion
    • public instruction
    • sexual education

     

  • Osmanoglu Aziz, Kocabas Sehabat v. Schweiz
    number 29086/12
    language french
    date 10.01.2017
    decision judgement
    Article 9 ECHR
    contested law Art. 15, 36 and 62 Cst., Art. 303 CC
    key terms
    • freedom of religion
    • public instruction
    • religious education

     

  • Z.H., R.H. v. Suisse
    number 60119/12
    language english
    date 08.12.2015
    decision judgement
    Article 8,12
    contested law Art. 17, 27, 45 LDIP, Art. 187 CP
    key terms
    • family life
    • right to marry
    • freedom of religion

     

  • Mouvement raëlien suisse c. Suisse
    number 16354/06
    language french
    date 13.07.2012
    decision judgement
    article 9,10
    contested law Art. 8, 15,16,36,119 SC
    key terms
    • freedom of religion
    • freedom of opinion

     

  • Ligue des musulmans de Suisse, et autres c. Suisse
    number 66274/09
    language french
    date 28.06.2011
    decision inadmissibility
    article 9, 14
    contested law Art. 139, 190 SC
    key terms
    • freedom of religion
    • discrimination
    • initiative of minaret

     

  • Ouardiri Hafid c. Suisse
    number 65840/09
    language french
    date 28.06.2011
    decision inadmissibility
    article 9, 13, 14
    contested law Art. 139, 190 SC
    key terms
    • freedom of religion
    • discrimination
    • initiative of minaret

     

  • Dautaj Abaz g. Schweiz
    number 32166/05
    language french
    date 20.09.2007
    decision inadmissibility
    Artikel 9
    contested law Art. 2 et 3 de la Loi cantonale genevoise sur la profession d'agent de sécurité privé
    key terms freedom of religion

     

  • Dahlab Lucia c. Suisse
    number 42393/98
    language french
    date 15.2.2001
    decision inadmissibility
    article 9,14
    contested law Art. 6 et 120 al. 2 de la Loi cantonale genevoise sur l'instruction publique (LIP)
    key terms
    • proclamation of a religion or a religious belief
    • conditions of the intervention in a human right: legal basis, public interest or interest of a third, proportionality
    • administrative discretion of the Authority;
    • gender discrimination

     

  • Zaoui Ahmed c. Suisse
    number 41615/98
    language french
    date 18.1.2001
    decision inadmissibility
    article  9,10,34
    contested law
    • Art. 70 et 120 chiffres 8 et 10 de l'ancienne Constitution fédérale
    • Art. 53 de la Loi fédérale suisse sur l'asile
    key terms
    • freedom of religion
    • Freedom of expression
    • Conditions of the intervention in a human right: the public interest (national security and public order)

     

  • C.R. c. Suisse
    number 40130/98
    language french
    date 14.10.1999
    decision inadmissibility
    article 9,18
    contested law   
    key terms
    • sect
    • interference
    • protection of public order

     

  • MOHAMMED, QUDSIA, PARWEZ, AJMAL ET TOBISH contre la SUISSE (Decision of the European Commission of Human Rights)
    number 33016/96
    language french
    date 14.4.1998
    decision inadmissibility
    article P1-2; 3,4,5,8,9,10,34,35-1
    contested law Art. 2,3,11,12,17,18, de la Loi fédérale sur l'asile 
    key terms inhuman treatment

     

  • B.A. c. la Suisse (Decision of the European Commission of Human Rights)
    number 33016/96
    language french
    date 14.4.1998
    decision inadmissibility
    article P1-2; 3,4,5,8,9,10,34,35-1
    contested law Art. 2,3,11,12,17,18, de la Loi fédérale sur l'asile 
    key terms inhuman treatment

     

  • B.C. c. la Suisse (Decision of the European Commission of Human Rights)
    number 19898/92
    language  french
    date 30.8.1993
    decision inadmissibility
    article 8,9
    contested law Loi du 13 juin 1911 sur l'assurance maladie et accident
    key terms
    • right of the respect of the private life
    • freedom of belief and of conscience

     

  • Marty c. la Suisse (Decision of the European Commission of Human Rights)

    number

    21566/93
    language french
    date 30.8.1993
    decision inadmissibility
    article 8,9,13
    contested law Loi du 13 juin 1911 sur l'assurance maladie et accident
    key terms
    • right of the respect of the private life
    • freedom of belief and of conscience

     

  • R.B. c. la Suisse (Decision of the European Commission of Human Rights)
    number     16345/90
    language french
    date 8.1.1993
    decision inadmissibility
    article P7-4;5-1,9,10
    contested law Art. 42 de la Loi fédérale sur la taxe d'exemption du service militaire
    key terms
    • freedom of belief and of conscience
    • freedom of expression
    • Ne bis in idem

     

  • Jean Musy c. Suisse (Decision of the European Commission of Human Rights)
    number 16960/90
    language french
    date 8.1.1993
    decision inadmissibility
    article 6-1,6-3d,9,10
    contested law    
    key terms
    • Impartiality of the Court
    • freedom of belief and of conscience
    • witnesses convene

     

  • Renato Fadini c. Suisse (Decision of the European Commission of Human Rights)
    number 17003/90;18206/91
    language french
    date 8.1.1993
    decision inadmissibility
    article 9
    contested law Loi fédérale sur la protection civile
    key terms freedom of belief and of conscience