Apr 18, 2011

European Court Case Advances

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Abducted homeschooler's case finally advances

Police took child from his parents only because of education at home

Posted: April 17, 2011
5:54 pm Eastern
By Bob Unruh
© 2011 WorldNetDaily

Christer and Domenic Johansson

It's been some nine months since family advocates pleaded with the European Court of Human Rights to look into the case of a Swedish child taken by police from his parents and isolated with government-sponsored foster parents because he was being homeschooled, and now a case number has been assigned.

The move in Domenic Johansson's case is significant, according to the Home School Legal Defense Association, because once a file number has been assigned, the case can begin to move forward.

The HSLDA had joined with the Alliance Defense Fund, an international civil and religious rights organization, to seek help from the ECHR.

"The ECHR is the Johanssons' only remaining recourse, since their case has been heard at every level of the Swedish court system," said Michael Donnelly, the HSLDA's director of international relations. "It was strange...

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  1. In 1995, 4 of my 5 daughters were taken. Six weeks later the younger two were returned. Two and half years later the other two were returned. Upon their return my house was chaos until they grew up and left.

    I was falsley accused of beating two of my children. When the state couldn't prove that, they tried to prove me mentally unstable. After, the younger two were returned, I represented myself.

    Anyway, positive thougts and affirmations to you. Keep your faith. Never loose sight.