• Ana Čović Institute of Comparative Law
  • Oliver Nikolić
Keywords: COVID - 19, freedom of movement, human rights, state of emergency, case law, Constitutional Court , European Court of Human Rights.


We have entered the second year of a global pandemic in the world, which has resulted in the adoption of various measures that limited certain human rights, especially freedom of movement. This limitation was felt by everyone - employees, children, and especially people older than 65. It therefore seems necessary to try to answer the question of where the limits of restrictions on human rights and freedom of movement are during a pandemic, what are the differences in restrictions imposed by some states, and what is the content of court decisions in situations where this issue is a subject to court proceedings. Also, the paper will analyze the latest judgment of the European Court of Human Rights regarding the protection of freedom of movement during the pandemic in the case of Terheş v. Romania.


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