27/09/2018: Greek Helsinki Monitor involved in five out of nine European Court cases under enhanced supervision

After its regular September 2018 meeting, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers – Deputies (CM) published on 27 September 2018 the current list of group of cases of European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) judgments under enhanced supervision. Nine concerned Greece (see table below): in five of them Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) has been involved representing the applicants before the ECtHR and/or submitting communications to the CMBekir-Ousta and others (communications to the CM), House of Macedonian Civilization (application and communications to the CM), M.S.S. group (third party intervention in M.S.S.), Makaratzis group (applications in nine out of twelve cases and communications to the CM), and Sakir (application in one of the two cases in the group – Gjikondi and others).

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Οι τρεις καταδικαστικές αποφάσεις του ΕΔΔΑ για τα τουρκικά μειονοτικά σωματεία

Η Ελλάδα συνεχίζει να αρνείται να συμμορφωθεί με αυτές και έτσι, για άλλη μια φορά το Δεκέμβριο 2018, θα εξετασθεί (και “καταδικαστεί”) η μη συμμόρφωσή της από την Επιτροπή Υπουργών του Συμβουλίου της Ευρώπης.


18/07/2018: Communication from Greek Helsinki Monitor in the case of Bekir-Ousta v. Greece and response from the Greek authorities

Η απόφαση 96/2018 του Εφετείου Θράκης που αποτελεί αντικείμενο της ακόλουθης ανταλλαγής ΕΠΣΕΕλλάδας και είχε επισυναφθεί από το ΕΠΣΕ είναι διαθέσιμη εδώ.


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Greece effectively refuses to provide Council of Europe information on non-execution of ECtHR judgments finding violations of Turkish minority rights

The Committe of Ministers of the Council of Europe published on 20 March 2018 the latest Greek Helsinki Monitor communication in the cases of the banned Turkish minority assocations along with Greece’s reply, which was effectively a non-reply.

[20/03/2018 DH-DD(2018)294 / 1318th meeting (June 2018) (DH) – Rules 9.2 and 9.6 Communication from a NGO (Greek Helsinki Monitor) (08/03/2018) in the case of Bekir-Ousta v. Greece (Application No. 35151/05) and response from the Greek authorities (16/03/2018)]

The two documents are available also here.