European Social Charter

Collective Complaints 2010

13 December 2010 International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) v. Belgium  (Complaint no. 62/2010)
Decision on admissiblity
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13  November 2010

Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) v. France (Complaint no. 63/2010)
This complaint concerns the eviction and expulsion of Roma from their homes and from France during the summer of 2010. COHRE alleges that such evictions and expulsions amount to violations of Article 31 (right to housing) and Article 19§8 (guarantees concerning expulsion) of the Revised European Social Charter. The complainant organisation also argues that the facts at stake constitute discrimination (Article E) in the enjoyment of the above mentioned rights.
Complaint No. 63/2010

8 November 2010 Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) v. Croatia (Complaint no. 52/2008)
Summary of Complaint n° 52/2008

decision on the merits
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22 October 2010 Centre for Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) v. Italy (Complaint No. 58/2009)
 Following the adoption of  by the Committee of Ministers at its 1096th meeting, the adopted by the European Committee of Social Rights on 25 June 2010 in the case Italy has become public. The Committee found Italy to be in violation of Article E (non-discrimination) in conjunction with Articles 16 (Right of the family to social, legal and economic protection), 19 §§1, 4 c. and 8 (Right of migrant workers and their families to protection and assistance), 30 (Right to be protected against poverty and social exclusion) and 31 (Right to housing) of the Revised Charter (more)
Summary of Complaint No. 58/2009
decision on the merits
Resolution Res/CM/ChS(2010)8
12 October 2010 International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) v. Belgium (Complaint no. 62/2010)
Complaint No. 62/2010
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24 September 2010 European Roma Rights Centre v. Portugal  (Complaint no. 61/2010)
decision of admissibility
20 September 2010 Mental Disability Advocacy Center (MDAC) v. Bulgaria (Complaint no. 41/2007) - adoption of resolution by Committee of Ministers
decision on the merits
Resolution Res/CM/ChS(2010)7
7 July 2010 Defence for Children International v. The Netherlands (Complaint no. 47/2008)  – Committee of Ministers adopts a resolution
decision on the merits
Resolution Res/CM/ChS(2010)6
2 July 2010  European Council of Police Trade Unions v. Portugal (Complaint No. 60/2010)
decision of admissibility
30 June 2010 European Roma Rights Centre v. France (Complaint no. 51/2008) - adoption of a resolution
decision on the merits 
Resolution Res/CM/ChS(2010)5 
21 June 2010

COHRE v. Italy, 21 June 2010, Public Hearing

A public hearing on the case Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) v. Italy (No. 58/2009) took place in Hearing Room II of the European Court of Human Rights on 21 June 2010 at 3 pm. All case documents relevant to this complaint are available on the Collective Complaints webpage.
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25 May 2010 International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights (INTERIGHTS) v. Greece, (Complaint No. 49/2008)
decision on the merits
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05 May 2010 European Roma Rights Centre lodges a complaint against Portugal (Complaint no. 61/2010)
Complaint no. 61/2010
30 April 2010  European Council of Police Trade Unions (CESP) (Complaint no. 60/2010)
  Complaint No. 60/2010
28 February 2010 Defence for Children International (DCI) v. the Netherlands (no. 47/2008)
Violation of Article 31§2 (right to housing) and Article 17§1.c  (protection of children) of the Revised Charter.
Summary of 47/2008
Decision on the merits
27 February 2010 European Roma Rights Centre (“ERRC” ) v. France (no. 51/2008)
Violation  of Article 31§§1 and 2,  Article 16,  Article 30 and Article 19§4c of the Revised Charter
Summary of 51/2008
Decision on the merits 51/2008
1 February 2010 Fédération européene des Associations nationales travaillant avec les Sans-abri (FEANTSA) v. Slovenia (no. 53/2008)
 Violation of Article 31 of the Revised Charter.
 Summary of Complaint 53/2008
Decision on the merits 53/2008