Yearbook of the European Convention on Human Rights

The European Commission and European Court of Human Rights

  • Authors
  • Council of Europe Staff

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-4
  2. Introduction

    1. Council of Europe Staff
      Pages 5-7
  3. History of Proceedings and Points at Issue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Council of Europe Staff
      Pages 11-18
    3. Council of Europe Staff
      Pages 19-26
  4. Establishment of the Facts and Opinion of the Commission

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Council of Europe Staff
      Pages 29-119
    3. Council of Europe Staff
      Pages 186-671
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 672-697

About this book

Introduction

This Volume contains the Report of the European Commission of Human Rights on the "Greek Case" (Applications No. 3321/67, Den­ mark v. Greece; No. 3322/67, Norway v. Greece; No. 3323/67, Sweden v. Greece; No. 3344/67, Netherlands v. Greece) and the Resolution DH (70) 1 adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 15 April 1970 relating to this case. These four applications, which were filed with the Commission of Human Rights in September 1967, alleged that the Greek Government which had come into power in April of that year had violated its obliga­ tions under the European Convention on Human Rights. They referred to the suspension of certain articles of the Greek Constitution and other legislative measures and administrative practices; they alleged that, re­ gardless of any individual or specific injury, these acts affected the cor­ responding Articles of the Convention on Human Rights. The Applicant Governments also submitted that the derogation made by the Greek Government under Article 15 of the Convention (which permits a government to take measures derogating from its obligations under the Convention in time of war or public emergency) was not justified. The Commission on 2 October 1967, decided to give priority to these cases and, after hearing the submissions of the parties on 23 and 24 January 1968, it declared the applications admissible on 24 January 1968. The decision on admissibility was published in this Yearbook Vol. 11, pages 690 to 728.

Keywords

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Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-1224-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1972
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-015-1226-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-1224-4
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