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12 March 2020  –  




Convictions of Norway in the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in cases concerning child protection (Barnevern)

Last update 27 March 2022


Recorded by
Marianne Haslev Skånland


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16   A.L. and others v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 20 January 2022

Judgment no 6 below concerns the same case as no 15.
Therefore, by 10 December 2021 Norway had been found guilty of
Violations in altogether 14 different child protection cases.

15   Grand Chamber judgment
(Mariya)
Abdi Ibrahim v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 10 December 2021
(Replaces judgment no 6, which is a Chamber judgment in the same case)

14   E.H. v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 25 November 2021

13   M.F. v. Norway  (Marianne Fagerheim)
European Court of Human Rights, 25 November 2021

12   F.Z. v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 1 July 2021

11   R.O. v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 1 July 2021

10   K.E. and A.K. v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 1 July 2021

9   M.L. v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 22 December 2020

The Norwegian state appealed the cases Pedersen and others and Hernehult
to the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR. On 8 September the requests for referral
to the Grand Chamber were rejected by the Grand Chamber Panel.
The judgments from the Chamber, both of 10 March 2020, are therefore final.


8   (Merlita and Terje) Pedersen and others v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 10 March 2020

7   (Dan) Hernehult v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 10 March 2020

6   (Mariya) Abdi Ibrahim v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 17 December 2019
(Replaced by Grand Chamber judgment of 10 December 2021, cf above.)

5   A.S. v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 17 December 2019

4   K.O. and V.M. v. Norway  (Ken Olsen and Vibeke Morrissey)
European Court of Human Rights, 19 November 2019

3   Grand Chamber judgment (key case):
(Trude)
Strand Lobben and others v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 10 September 2019

Grand Chamber hearing:
Strand Lobben and Others v. Norway (no. 37283/13)
European Court of Human Rights, 17 October 2018

2   (Blondina) Jansen v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 6 September 2018

1   (Adele) Johansen v. Norway
European Court of Human Rights, 27 June 1996


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Related:


The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)
The European Court of Human Rights, currently updated

Hudoc
Judgments and decisions from The European Court of Human Rights
The European Court of Human Rights, currently updated

The European Convention on Human Rights
The Council of Europe, 1950 with later additions

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On the states' duty of reparation, and the possibility of exemption from the requirement that the applicant should exhaust domestic remedies, see
'Rule 39' here:
Rules of Court
European Court of Human Rights, 1 January 2020
and
'Non-exhaustion of domestic remedies' here:
Practical Guide on Admissibility Criteria
European Court of Human Rights, updated on 31 August 2019

Marianne Haslev Skånland:
The Council of Europe with a critical report on European child protection system
MHS's home page, 4 July 2018

Marius Reikerås:
A brief report in the wake of the two ECtHR judgments against Noway on 10 March 2020
MHS's home page, 24 March 2020




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