European Court Fines Turkey for Breach of Greek Church’s Rights

Source: Balkan Insight

November 17, 2022


The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Turkey violated the rights of the Greek Orthodox Taksiarhis Church Foundation by refusing to allow it to register its property.

The ECHR said that Turkey’s refusal to the Greek Orthodox Church to declare its property constitutes discrimination and ordered the country to pay 5,000 euros in costs and expenses.

The Taksiarhis Greek Orthodox Church is one of the foundations under Turkish law of the Greek Orthodox Community of Istanbul.

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