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  • Claire Poppelwell-Scevak

Same Same But Different: A heterosexual couple denied registered partnership by the ECtHR

December 05, 2017

By Claire Poppelwell-Scevak, FWO Research Fellow, Human Rights Centre (Ghent University) On 26 October 2017 the European Court of Human Rights held in Ratzenböck and Seydl v Austria that Austria’s registered partnership law, which is only open to homosexual couples, did not violate the European Convention on Human Rights by denying this registered partnership to […]