The European Court of Human Rights has issued another in a series of rulings against Norway, this time in the case of a violation of the right to family life by the Barnevernet – Norway’s child protective services.
Norway is notorious for human rights infringements, in particular when it comes to respecting family life. The European Court of Human Rights will soon rule on a case involving a group of families torn apart by the country’s child welfare services – the Barnevernet.
Denis Lisov, a Russian national who fled from Sweden to Poland, returns to Russia with his children.
The European Human Rights Court in Strasbourg (EHRC) issued a ruling stating that the Kingdom of Norway violated the right to respect of family life, which is protected by article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The case concerns a Norwegian woman Trude Strand Lobben and her son. Recently the EHRC accepted applications for revi
Family and marriage
1. Introductory remarks
The Kingdom of Norway withdrew the European Arrest Warrant against a citizen of that country who had fled to Poland together with her daughters and son. Barnevernet, the Norwegian Child Welfare Authority, attempted to unreasonably take the children away from the woman. Earlier, the District Court in Myślibórz decided that minors could stay in Poland with their mother.