Refusal to register church land: Arnavutkoy

The Arnavutkoy Greek Orthodox Taksiarhis Church Foundation [Arnavutköy Taksiarhis Rum Kilisesi Vakfı] is a foundation under Turkish law of the Greek Orthodox Community of Istanbul. In Arnavutkoy Greek Orthodox Taksiarhis Church Foundation v Turkey [2022] ECHR 1001, the issue was the refusal to register property which, according to the Foundation, had been in its continuous possession for a long period and had been mentioned in its founding document in 1936. Continue reading