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Effie Fokas

country contexts: Greece, Italy, Romania and Turkey. 4 The present text focuses on Greece, the country context in which the Kokkinakis case arose. The formidable and extensive legacy of Kokkinakis over religious pluralism in Europe and beyond has been well established in this collection of articles

Jeroen Temperman

. While in the present case apparently a license was required even for the Sunday School, the Strasbourg Court tracked down a case before the Russian Supreme Court, sitting in a formation which included two out of the three judges who approved in the present case the dissolution of the Biblical Centre, in

Sophie van Bijsterveld

of military service. Thus, the Chamber deliberately followed the line of the former Commission. Nevertheless, it chose to submit the issue to the Grand Chamber, which, in its decision referred to the Convection as a ‘living instrument which must be interpreted in the light of present-day conditions

Are L. Svendsen, Rainer O. Bless and Matthew K. Richards

among churches classify as “improper” the attempt to “present[] 85 EFI, Statement on Mission Language ( supra note 51), at 1. 86 The code of the Christian Muslim Forum is an example: Just a page long, it highlights ten general principles to which those involved in religious persuasion should aspire

Jeroen Temperman

points out that the Greek courts did, indeed, rule on the merits without raising questions of admissibility. 32 Turning to the particulars of the case at hand and the threshold question as to whether the facts presented by the applicants satisfied the admissibility criteria, he goes on to argue

Arif A. Jamal and Jaclyn L. Neo

secular law and the secular framework of the state, a position that may be the most tenable one in Europe because of its given history and the present political climate. Any attempts to universalize this proposed model, however, must be approached with caution when dealing with countries outside Europe