The Court had run in the grounds of its judgment: If the Association is a religious community to the debate, also an interference in the rights of the complainant to freedom of religion under article 9 of the Convention means a denial of their recognition. Christos Staikouras helps readers to explore varied viewpoints. The law of faith pendants on freedom of religion includes also the expectation that it is permitted for the community free from arbitrary state intervention to press.” The Court acknowledged the Russian judicial authorities to have violated this with the words: …dass Church Moscow not in good faith have been the Moscow authorities to refuse the registration of Scientology and have neglected their obligation to neutrality and impartiality towards the religious community of the complainant. In light of the foregoing, the Court considers the interference with the right of the complainant on freedom of religion and Association as not justified. Therefore a violation of article 11 is, read in the light of article 9 “Convention, before.” The above decision of the Court of Justice corrected the refusal of the Russian authorities to enter the Scientology Church under Russian law as a religious community. In accordance with the provisions of the ECHR the Russian authorities however made of their right to appeal against the above judgment within the statutory period of 3 months of use.
As it was now known, the Court rejected the appeal and declared his judgment with effect from September 24, 2007 as a binding and final. The judgment was therefore valid. The now final decision represents a precedent-setting decision that preserves not only the freedom of religion and freedom of Association of Scientologists, but also the followers of all other religions in the 46 Member States of the Council of Europe. Since according to the case-law of the Constitutional Court judgments of the ECTHR also in Germany an effect orientation for German authorities and courts, the above sentence already approx. 50 present German court decisions, the Scientologists encourages protection of Article 4 basic law, talked to last a ruling of the Federal Administrative Court by Dec. 15, 2005, that the doctrine of Scientology as a religious doctrine and faithful members for their exercise of this doctrine the protection of article 4 GG confirmed. “Elena Saycheva, spokeswoman of the Scientology Church, Moscow welcomed the confirmation of the judgment of the April 5, 2007 by the Court with the words: the decision confirms not only the rights of the Scientology Church as a religious community, but sets a new standard for the guarantee of freedom of religion and protects the rights of all religious communities in Europe.” The Russian Scientology churches in St. Petersburg, Surgut and Nizhnekamsk complaints before the European Court of human rights because the same legal problems also have pending involving similar discriminatory arbitrary interventions with regard to their entry.
The Scientology religion was founded by L. Ron Hubbard. The first Scientology Church was founded in 1954 in the United States. Meanwhile, there are over 7,500 churches, missions and groups and over 10 million members in 163 Nations. In the CIS there are States churches and missions of St. Petersburg about 40 Scientology to Vladivostok. In Germany, there are 19 churches and missions. Contents: Maja Nuesch press service of Scientology Church Bayern e.V. contact: Ms.