06/12/2017: ECtHR Grand Chamber hearing in a Sharia case with GHM written submission

Grand Chamber hearing in a case concerning the application
of Islamic religious (Sharia) law to an inheritance dispute

The European Court of Human Rights is holding a Grand Chamber hearing today Wednesday 6 December 2017 at 9.15 a.m. in the case of Molla Sali v. Greece (application no. 20452/14). The case concerns the application by the Greek courts of Islamic religious (Sharia) law to a dispute concerning inheritance rights over the estate of the late husband of Ms Molla Sali, a Greek national belonging to the country’s Muslim minority. (…)

The following organisations were granted leave to intervene in the written proceedings as third parties: Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM), Christian Concern and Hellenic League for Human Rights.

The ECtHR press release is available here.

GHM‘s written submission follows.




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