Ghoumid v France: A Problematic Seal of Approval

On 25 June 2020, the Strasbourg Court delivered judgement in the case of Ghoumid and others v France. An important question in the case was whether the French administrative measure of citizenship deprivation constituted a punishment in the sense of Article 4 Protocol 7 ECHR. According to Louise Reyntjens, the Court’s conclusion is difficult to defend. Continue reading “Ghoumid v France: A Problematic Seal of Approval”