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11 APR 2018

Wetjen and Others v Germany (App nos. 68125/14 and 72204/14)

Wetjen and Others v Germany (App nos. 68125/14 and 72204/14)

(European Court of Human Rights, 22 March 2018)

Public law children - Physical abuse – Practices of religious community – Removal of children and of parental rights – Whether there had been a breach of Art 8

The ECHR held that there had been no violation of Art 8 by domestic courts in removing the parental rights of parents involved in corporal punishment against their children as part of their religious beliefs.


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CASE OF WETJEN AND OTHERS v. GERMANY

(Applications nos. 68125/14 and 72204/14)



JUDGMENT


STRASBOURG

22 March 2018



This judgment will become final in the circumstances set out in Article 44 § 2 of the Convention. It may be subject to editorial revision.
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