Yesterday, in the case of B. and C. v Switzerland, for the first time the European Court of Human Rights found that deportation of the applicant, a gay man, would give rise to a violation of Article 3.
Hungary had breached its obligation to protect the right to private life.
This page provides guidance on submitting complaints to the European Commission (EC).
The CJEU held that statements made by a lawyer during a radio programme, saying he would never recruit a “homosexual” or wish to use the services of such persons, fall within the material scope of EU Directive 2000/78 (‘the anti-discrimination directive’).
ILGA-Europe is holding a webinar on bringing cases to the European Commission.
How ILGA-Europe and our partner organisations used a European Commission against Racism and Intolerance Recommendation to positively influence the outcome of a landmark anti-LGBTI hate speech case
ECHR found Lithuania’s failure to investigate hateful comments against a gay couple to violate their rights as well as being discriminatory on the ground of sexual orientation.
In a majority of cases with ILGA-Europe’s involvement, there has been a positive outcome.
It has turned out to be the first legal victory for LGBTIQ rights in Kazakhstan.