European Committee of Social Rights: International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights (INTERIGHTS) v. Greece

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The complaint was registered on 28 March 2008. It is alleged that the Greek Government continues to forcibly evict Roma without providing suitable alternative accommodation. It also alleges that the Roma in Greece continue to suffer discrimination in access to housing in violation of Article 16 of the European Social Charter (Right of the family to social, legal and economic protection) alone or in conjunction with the non discrimination clause in the Preamble.

The European Committee of Social Rights declared the complaint admissible on 23 September 2008.

The European Committee of Social Rights concluded that there was a violation of Article 16 of the European Social Charter (revised) and transmitted  its report containing its decision on the merits of the complaint to the Parties and to the Committee of Ministers on 25 January 2010.

The Committee of Ministers adopted adopted Resolution CM/ResChS(2011)8 on 6 July 2011.
 Decision on admissibility of the Complaint 49/2008

 Decision on the merits of the Complaint 49/2008

 Resolution ResChS(2011)8 of the Committee of Ministers on 6 July 2011

 Findings of the European Committee of Social Rights on the follow-up of the Complaint

European Committee of Social Rights: European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) v. Greece

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No. 15/2003 European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) v. Greece

The complaint, lodged on 4 April 2003, relates to Article 16 (the right of the family to social, legal and economic protection) and the Preamble (non-discrimination) of the European Social Charter. It is alleged that there is widespread discrimination both in law and in practice against Roma in the field of housing.

The European Committee of Social Rights declared the complaint admissible on 16 June 2003. A public hearing was held on 11 October 2004.

The European Committee of Social Rights concluded that there was a violation of Article 16 and transmitted its report containing its decision on the merits of the complaint to the Parties and to the Committee of Ministers on 7 February 2005.

The Committee of Ministers adopted Resolution ResChS(2005)11 on 8 June 2005.
 Decision on admissibility of the Complaint 15/2003

 Decision on the merits of the Complaint 15/2003

 Resolution ResChS(2005)11 of the Committee of Ministers on 8 June 2005

 Findings of the European Committee of Social Rights on the follow-up of the Complaint

European Committee of Social Rights: World Organisation against Torture (OMCT) v. Greece

The complaint, lodged on 28 July 2003, relates to Article 17 (the right of mothers and children to social and economic protection) of the European Social Charter. It is alleged that Greek law has not effectively prohibited corporal punishment of children, nor has it prohibited other forms of degrading punishment or treatment of children and provided adequate sanctions in penal or civil law.

The European Committee of Social Rights declared the complaint admissible on 9 December 2003.

The European Committee of Social Rights concluded that there was a violation of Article 17 and transmitted its report containing its decision on the merits of the complaint to the Parties and to the Committee of Ministers on 26 January 2005.

The Committee of Ministers adopted Resolution ResChS(2005)12 on 8 June 2005.
 Decision on admissibility of the Complaint 17/2003

 Decision on the merits of the Complaint 17/2003

 Resolution ResChS(2005)12 of the Committee of Ministers on 8 June 2005

 Findings of the European Committee of Social Rights on the follow-up of the Complaint