Article 9 - Freedom of thought, conscience and religion

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Ossewaarde v. Russia, no. 27227/17


Administrative sanction of the applicant for holding Bible meetings at his home without notifying the authorities.
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Tonchev and Others v. Bulgaria, no. 56862/15


Information circulated to schools by the municipal authority containing pejorative and hostile remarks about the Evangelical denomination to which the applicant associations and pastors belonged.
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Ilyin and Others v. Ukraine, no. 74852/14


Refusal to register a religious community as a legal entity due to name being liable to mislead believers and the general public. 
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