Catan and Others v Moldova and Russia (Appl. Nos. 43370/04, 8252/05 and 18454/06)
- Memo by Alexandru Postica, Human Rights Programme Director, PROMO-LEX, Moldova
- Judgment of the European Court of Human Rights
The case concerns the violation of the right to education of 170 children or their parents from Latin-script schools located in the Transdniestrian region of the Republic of Moldova. Pursuant to the “Moldavian Republic of Transdniestria” “law” on languages, they had suffered from the forced closure of these schools between August 2002 and July 2004, as well as from measures of harassment, which the ECtHR found in violation of Article 2 of Protocol No. 1 by the Russian Federation.
The review of execution of judgments process to date and the latest developments were presented by Alexandru Postica, Human Rights Programme Director, PROMO-LEX, Moldova. A brief summary of the presentation can be found here.
More information on the execution process of the cases supervised by the CM can be found on the HUDOC-EXEC database of the Department for Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.