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Robert Brok (deceased) and his surviving spouse Dagmar Brokova v. Czech Republic

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Robert Brok (deceased) and his surviving spouse Dagmar Brokova v. Czech Republic

 

(Communication No. 774/1997), CCPR/C/73/D/774/1997

Subject:

Article 2 (1), Article 26 – equality before the law; entitled to equal protection of the law; discrimination on the ground of other status – date on which nationalization of property took place

Conclusion:

Violation of Article 26 in conjunction with Article 2: According to the Human Rights Committee the exclusion of the author from benefit of restitution was discriminatory and not inadmissible under Article 3 Optional Protocol ratione temporis.

(Paragraphs 7.2, 7.3, 7.4)