Two people fall in love and start spending time together. At some point, they decide to leave an extra toothbrush in their new lover’s bathroom – a decision that may have consequences for their personal freedom.
Tag: Social Security
Over the past years, the European Court on Human Rights has increasingly dealt with social security under the right to property protection. As complaints about austerity measures start reaching the Court, its approach seems to become more hesitant.
Politicians get stuck in debates on benefit cuts and pension reforms. ‘Brussels’ of course sets some limits, but how about the European Convention on Human Rights? Can the lowering of pensions and the termination of benefits violate human rights?