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NEW APPLICATION TO THE EUROPEAN COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE AGAINST TERRORIST BLACKLISTING


1. Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1285/2009 of 22 December 2009

2. The Court of First Instance Annuls the Council Acts Freezing Jose Maria Sison’s Funds, 30 Sept 2009

3. Judgment of the Court of First Instance (Seventh Chamber) of 30 September 2009

4. Date of hearing for the delivery of judgment

5. Pleadings by Jan Fermon, the counsel of Prof. Sison at the hearing of the Court of First Instance of the European Union on April 30, 2009 (At the hearing, German lawyer Eberhard Schultz read Part I and Jan Fermon, Parts II and III.) April 30, 2009

6. Observations on the Letter of the Council of the European Union, 24 March 2008

7. Letter of the Council of the European Union to Jan Fermon, 25 February 2008

8. Council of the European Union Statement of Defence, 07 December 2007

9. Application for Annulment and Compensation in the Case T-341/07, 18 November 2007

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10. Decision of the Court of First Instance allowing adjudication under an expedited procedure, 14 November 2007

11. Minutes of the informal meeting before the Court of First Instance to explore the grounds of granting an expedited procedure, 12 November 2007

12. Letter of the Court and a copy of the observations of the council on the request for the expedited procedure lodged by the defendant, 3 October 2007

13. New application submitted by Jose Maria Sison against the terrorist blacklisting by the Council of the European Union, 8 September 2007

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14. Decision of the Council of the European Union retaining Jose Maria Sison in its Terrorist Blacklist, 28 June 2007

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Case Before the European Court of Human Rights Against Netherlands for Violations of the European Convention on Human Rights, 2006 onwards


1. Registry of the European Court of Human Rights acknowledging receipt of Application, 27 March 2006

2. Application to the European Court of Human Rights Against Netherlands, for Violations of the European Convention on Human Rights, filed on 24 March 2006

ANNEX 1: Uitspraak Afdeling Bestuursrechtspraak Raad van State d.d. 28 September 2005 (Sison v de Minister van Financien)

ANNEX 2: Uitspraak Afdeling Bestuursrechtspraak Raad van State d.d. 28 September 2005 (Sison v het College van Burgemeester en Wethouders van Utrecht)

ANNEX 3: Uitspraak Afdeling Bestuursrechtspraak Raad van State d.d. 17 December 1992 (Sison v de Staatssecretaries van Justitie)

ANNEX 4: Uitspraak Afdeling Bestuursrechtspraak Raad van State d.d. 21 February 1995 (Sison v de Staatssecretaries van Justitie)

ANNEX 5: Official letter of State Secretary of Justice Elisabeth Schmitz to Foreign Minister Hans van Mierlo dated 4 June 1996.

ANNEX 6: Uitspraak Rechtseenheidskamer (REK) d.d. 11 September 1997 (Sison v de Staatssecretaries van Justitie)

ANNEX 7: Certification of the Philippine government’s Secretary of Justice, Silvestre H. Bello III, dated 20 April 1998

ANNEX 8: Uitspraak Rechtbank te ‘s-Gravenhage d.d. 28 November 2002 (Sison v. de Minister voor Vreemdelingenzaken en Integratie, vorheen de Staatsecretaris van Justitie)

ANNEX 9: ECHtR decision on 12 October 2004 (no. 60669/00) in the Kartan Asmundssen v.Iceland case

ANNEX 10: United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 1452 of 20 December 2002

ANNEX 11: Regulation of the European Council No. 561/2003 of 27 March 2003

ANNEX 12: Decision of the Minister of Finance dated 7 March 2003.

ANNEX 13: Decision of the Minister of Finance dated 16 May 2003

ANNEX 14: Decision of the Municipal Executive of Mayor and Aldermen of the Municipality of Utrecht dated 23 May 2003

ANNEX 15: Decision of the Municipal Executive of Mayor and Aldermen of the Municipality of Utrecht dated 14 April 2004

ANNEX 16: Ruling of the Court in Utrecht dated 26 November 2004 on the decision of the Minister of Finance of 16 May 2003.

ANNEX 17: Ruling of the Court in Utrecht dated 26 November 2004 on the decision of the Municipal Executive of Mayor and Aldermen of the Municipality of Utrecht dated 14 April 2004.

ANNEX 18: Introductory Submission to the Registrar of the European Court of Human Rights dated 24 March 2006 presented by Atty. D. Gurses, Atty. J.M. Langenberg and Atty. W. Boelens, lawyers in The Netherlands at Schoolplein 5 A, 3581 PX Utrecht, The Netherlands, on behalf of Mr. J.M. Sison, Applicant. This was acknowledged received by the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights in a communication dated 27 March 2006 and given the file number: 11578/06, Sison v. The Netherlands.

ANNEX 19: Authorization dated 24 March 2005 given by Mr. J.M. Sison, Applicant, to Atty. Dundar Gurses, Atty. J.M. Langenberg and Atty. W. Boelens, signed by Mr. J.M. Sison and signed in agreement by Atty. Gurses, Atty. Langenberg and Atty. Boelens.

Additional ANNEXES 19 – 32 submitted to the European Court of Human Rights, dated 6 June 2006.

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CASES SUBMITTED TO THE EUROPEAN COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE AND THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE AGAINST “TERRORIST” LISTING BY THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, 2002 ONWARDS


1. Judgement of the Court of First Instance (Second Chamber), 11 July 2007

2. The European Court of First Instance Annuls the European Council Decisions Ordering Jose Maria Sison and Stichting Al Aqsa’s Funds to be Frozen in the Fight Against Terrorism :11 July 2007

3. Reply of Professor Jose Maria Sison to the 23 April 2007 Letter of the Council of european Union : 22 May 2007

4. Observations to the Council of European Union Following Its Letter of  OF 23 April 2007, 22 May 2007

5. Letter of Ruud Vleugel to Professor Jose Maria Sison Regarding the 23 April Letter of the Council of the European Union regarding the Placing of Professor Jose Maria Sison on the Terrorist List, 27 April 2007

6. Defend press statement: ecj judgement is reminiscent of medieval inquisition and fascist times, 1 February 2007

7. Judgement of the European Court of Justice on Three Consolidated Cases Re: Access to Documents:  1 Februaru, 2007

8. Minutes of the Hearing of the European Court of First Instance (Second Chamber) of 30 May 2006 in Case T-47/03, Jose Maria Sison against Council of the European Union

9. Opinion of Advocate General Leendert Geelhoed Delivered on 22 June 2006, Case C-266/05 P; Jose Maria Sison (Appeal against the Decision of the Court of First Instance of 26 April 2005, Sison v Council)

10. Amendment of the Pleading in Light of the New Council Decision 2006/379/EC, in Case T-47/03, Jose Maria Sison against Council of the European Union. Registrar of the European Court of First Instance acknowledged receipt of Amendment of Pleadings, 20 June 2006.

11. Pleadings Pronounced by Jan Fermon, Counsel of Professor Jose Maria Sison, at the hearing of the Court of First Instance of the European Union, 30 May 2006

12. Pronouncement by Bernard Tomlow, Counsel of the NDFP Negotiating Panel, at the Hearing of the Court of First Instance of the European Union, 30 May 2006

13. Written Observations by the NDFP Negotiating Panel on the Report of the European Court of First Instance in Case T-47/03

14. Comments of Jose Maria Sison on the Questions of the European Court of First Instance to the Netherlands and the European Council regarding Case T 47/03

15. Annotations of Jose Maria Sison on the Report of the European Court of First Instance, 3 May 2006

16. Registrar of the European Court of First Instance serves notice of 30 May 2006 public hearing on Case T-47/03 – 173, Jose Maria Sison against Council of the European Union, 4 April 2006

17. Council Common Position 2003/906/CFSP of 22 December 2003 updating Common Position 2001/931/CFSP on the application of Specific Measures to Combat Terrorism and Repealing Common Position 2003/651/CFSP

18. Council Decision of 22 December 2003 implementing Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 2580/2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities with a view to combating terrorism and repealing Decision 2003/646/EC

19. Council Common Position 2003/651/CFSP of 12 September 2003 updating Common Position 2001/931/CFSP on the application of specific measures to combat terrorism and repealing Common Position 2003/482/CFSP

20. Council Decision of 12 September 2003 Implementing Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 2580/2001 on Specific Restrictive Measures Directed Against Certain Persons and Entities With a View to Combating Terrorism and Repealing Decision 2003/480/EC

21. NDFP Panel Lawyer Bernard Tomlow submits documents and additional points regarding legal existence of NDFP Panel, 5 July 2003

22. Order of the President of the Court of First Instance, 15 May 2003

23. Action against the Council of the European Union, brought before the Court of First Instance of the European Communities asking for annulment of the European Council Decision of 21 January 2003 (24 March 2003)

24. Intervention by Luis Jalandoni, et al Before the European Court of First Instance

25. Council Statement of Defence
26. Jose Maria Sison and Luis Jalandoni Replies
27. Decision of the European Court of First Instance on Interim Measures

28. Action brought on 6 February 2003 by Jose Maria Sison against the Council of the European Union and the Commission of the European Communities

29. Application of Jose Maria Sison to the European Court of First Instance for the Partial Annulment of the Decision of the European Council and the European Commission, 12 December 2002

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APPLICATION TO THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS, 1998-2002


1.Exchanges between van Hoof and Court and Notice of Dismissal 1. Letter of Prof. Dr. Van Hoof to the European Court of Human Rights, 29 November 2001

2. Letter of the European Court of Human Rights to Prof. Dr. Van Hoof,8 November 2001

3. Application submitted by Prof. G.J.H. van Hoof, 28 August 1998

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