FIDH third-party intervention : access in Italy for same-sex couples to legal marriage

27/03/2014
Press release

FIDH, jointly with its member organisations in Italy, UFTDU (Unione forense per la tutela dei diritti umani) and LIDU (Lega Italiana dei Diritti dell’Uomo), as well as AIRE Centre, ILGA-EUROPE and ECSOL (European Commission on Sexual Orientation Law), submitted on 27 March 2014 written comments as a third-party in two on-going cases before the European Court of Human Rights against Italy (Oliari and Others and Orlandi and Others). It concerns 9 same-sex couples who were excluded from the possibility of a legal recognition of their union - through legal marriage or an alternative civil union - in Italy.

FIDH-UFTDU-LIDU-ILGA-Europe-ECSOL written comments (March 2014):

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Oliari and Others and Orlandi and Others v. Italy: FIDH third-party intervention before the ECtHR - March 2014 [EN]
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