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Human Rights Decisions May 2008-December 2012 

Press releases and summaries of Human Rights Decisions

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The ”U-number” (e.g. U2008.141H) in the last line of each entry is a reference to the Danish legal journal ”Ugeskrift for Retsvæsen” where the full text of the decisions in most cases can be found.

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Possession of khat

Case no. 239/2012
Judgment of 21 November 2012
ECHR, Article 8

Residence permit not to be regarded as having lapsed
Case no. 288/2011
Order made on 7 November 2012
ECHR, Article 8

Illegal animal transport
Case no. 313/2011
Judgment 24 August 2012
ECHR, Article 6(1)


Expulsion and six-year entry ban
Case no 58/2012
Judgment 24 August 2012
ECHR, Article 8

Decisions on residence and reporting duty invalid
Case no. 10/2011
Judgment 1 June 2012
ECHR, Article 5 and 14

 10 years' imprisonment for terrorism
Case no. 299/2011
Judgment 2 May 2012
ECHR, Article 8

Acquittal for hidden camera footage
Case no. 181/2011
Judgment 17 April 2012
ECHR, Articles 8 and 10

 Processing time in criminal cases
Case no. 349/2011, 11/2012, 12/2012, 13/2012, 14/2012, 16/2012
Judgments 16 April 2012
ECHR, Article 6
U 2012.2315/1H

 Daily penalties for unlawful disclosure of confidential information
Case no. 78/2011
Judgment 21 February 2012
ECHR, Article 10
U 2012.1788 H

 Expulsion from Denmark rescinded
Case no. 194/2011
Judgment 17 February 2012
ECHR, Article 8
U 2012.1776 H

 Unlawful introduction benefits/Start Help
Case no. 159/2009
Judgment 15 February 2012
ECHR, Article 14
U 2012.1761 H

 Not established that the terms for cohabiting partner's pension of a pension scheme had been fulfilled
Case no. 222/2009
Judgment 9 February 2012
ECHR
U 2012.1696 H

 Taxation of compensation
Case no. 94/2010
Judgment 1 February 2012
ECHR, Article 14
U 2012.1629 H

 No change of maximum medical improvement and degree of permanent injury following patient injury
Case no. 6/2010
Judgment 22 December 2011
ECHR, Article 6(1)
U 2012.939/2 H

 Judgment in the "Tilst case"
Case no. 295/2009
Judgment 30 November 2011
ECHR, Article 2 and Article 3
U 2012.679 H

 Breach of the code of conduct for solicitors 
Case
no. 355/2010
Judgment 28 November 2011
ECHR, Article 10
U 2012.616 H 

 Possible claim for damages statute-barred
Case no. 64/2010
Judgment 31 October 2011
ECHR, Article 6
U 2012.316 H

 Employment of an alien without a work permit
Case no. 110/2011
Judgment 24 October 2011
ECHR, Article 6
U 2012.304 H 

 Expulsion and suspended expulsion for drug-related crime
Case no. 167/2011
Judgment 12 October 2011
ECHR Article 8
U 2012.225 H

The Ministry of Integration Affairs' rejection of family reunification not invalid
Case no. 253/2010
Judgment 10 August 2011
ECHR Article 8
U 2011.3083 H

 Revocation of the decision of the Ministry of Integration Affairs that an alien was a danger to national security and on expulsion 
Case no. 17/2011
Judgment 24 June 2011
ECHR Article 8
U 2011.2695 H

 Judgment in the "Løgstør case"
Case no. 170/2010
Judgment 9 June 2011
ECHR Article 2
U 2011.2510 H

Arson. Access to cross-examination
Case no. 67/2011
Judgment 17 May 2011
ECHR Article 6(3)(d)
 
U 2011.2267 H

 Survivors' claim for compensation for non-peciniary loss in connection with the death of a relative
Case no. 200/2010
Judgment 5 May 2011
ECHR, Article 2 and Article 13
U 2011.2208 H

 Rejection of a residence permit on humanitarian grounds not invalid
Case no. 136/2009
Judgment 30 March 2011
ECHR, Article 6 and Article 8
U 2011.1762 H

 The date fixed for trial in major criminal case maintained by reason of the defendants' choice of counsel
Case no. 69/2011
Judgment 30 March 2011
ECHR, Article 6
U 2011.1785 H

  Expulsion and six-year entry ban for illegal residence, illegal work and use of another person's identity
Case no. 364/2010
Judgment 7 April 2011
ECHR, Article 8
U 2011.2014 H

  On the right to the Christiania area
Case nos. 158/2009, 161/2009 and 203/2009
Judgment 18. February 2011
ECHR, Protocol 1, article 1
U 2011.1365 H


 Discovery of documents in and hearing in camera of a case concerning capture of an Afghan soldier
Case no. 250/2010 and case no. 255/2010
Judgment 5. November 2010
ECHR, article 6 and 10
U 2011.456 H

 New procedural rules in the Danish Aliens Act applied to pending case
Case no. 322/2009 and case no. 323/2009
Judgment 18. August 2010
ECHR
U 2010.2910 H

  Compensation of DKK 75,000 for publication of photos showing TV presenter topless and heavily pregnant on a beach
Case no. 431/2008
Judgment 10. June 2010
ECHR, article 8
U 2010.2448 H

 Allotment garden association not entitled to resign from the Danish Allotment Garden Federation
Case no. 296/2008
Judgment 8. June 2010
ECHR, article 11
U 2010.2386 H

 Lifting of injunction against the Danish Broadcasting Corporation
Case no. 7/2010
Judgment 12. April 2010
ECHR, Clause 10
U 2010.1859 H

 Rejection of application for family reunification
Case no. 197/2009
Judgment 19. March 2010
ECHR
U 2010.1608 H

 Rejection of application for family reunification
Case no. 173/2009
Judgment 19. March 2010
ECHR
U 2010.1599 H

 Rejection of application for family reunification
Case no. 168/2009
Judgment 19. March 2010
ECHR
U 2010.1590 H

 No right of action with regard to the lawsuit against the prime Minister concerning Danish participation in the Iraq War 
Case no. 257/2007
Judgement 17. March 2010
ECHR article 6
U 2010.1547 H

 The Prosecution's cross-appeal was lodged within the period allowed for appeal
Case no. 331/2009
Judgment 26. February 2010
ECHR article 6
U 2010.1441H

 Affirmation of High Court order on reporting restrictions on the identity of the defendant and private hearing in a drug case
Case no. 269/2009
Judgment 17. February 2010
ECHR article 10
U 2010.1427 H

 Refusal of family reunification
Case no. 478/2007
Judgment 13. January 2010
ECHR article 14, cf. article 8
U 2010.1035 H

 Parking charge correctly imposed
Case no. 110/2009
Judgment 12. January 2010
ECHR article 6
U 2010.1034/1H

 Burden of proof not carried regarding visibility of disabled car badge in parked car
Case no. 109/2009
Judgment 12. January 2010
ECHR article 6
U 2010.1027 H

  Homicide in marital and non-marital relationships
Case no. 156/2009
Judgment 5. October 2009
ECHR article 7
U 2010.119 H

 The defendant, who had been convicted of fatal violence, was sentenced to placement in a secure psychiatric unit and permanent expulsion from Denmark
Case no. 385/2008
Judgment 10. August 2009
ECHR article 8
U 2009.2687 H


 Brain-damaged woman could not be moved
Case no. 357/2008
Judgment 11. June 2009
ECHR article 8
U 2009.2356 H

  Extension of prison term was not unlawful
Case no. 21/2009
Judgment 12. June 2009
ECHR article 6 and article 4 of Protocol no. 7 to the Convention
U 2009.2368 H

 No claim to negotiate collective agreement 
Case no. 517/2007
Judgment 12. May 2009
ECHR article 11
U 2009.2134/2H

 No requirement for indictment/notice of appeal to be translated to Greenlandic - the Defendants' native language
Case no. 250/2008 and case no. 251/2008
Judgment 4. February 2009
ECHR article 6(3)
U 2009.1171 H

 No infringement of the prohibition against double penalty - "ne bis in idem"
Case no. 294/2008
Judgment 30. January 2009
ECHR Protocol no. 7 article 4
U 2009.1036 H

  Parent reunification, cf.  S.9c(1) of the Danish Aliens (Consolidation) Act
Case no. 136/2007
Judgment 29 August 2008
ECHR article 8
U 2008.2622 H

 Press release 2 July 2008
Case no. 157/2008
ECHR article 5(4)
U 2008.2394 H

 The Dispute Board's decisions were not void
Case no. 548/2006 and case no. 585/2006
Judgment 9 May 2008
ECHR article  6
U 2008.1897H

 

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