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Simon Coveney has played down the possibility of appealing against a ruling which found that the so-called hooded men were not tortured. The European Court of Human Rights rejected a government request last month to declare that 14 men had suffered torture by the British army in 1971. The men, all ...
The European Court of Human Rights, ECHR has made a request for information concerning the 2016 extradition of Turkish businessman and alleged Fethullah Gulen supporter Abdullah Buyuk, Capital weekly reported on Monday. The request came after Buyuk and his lawyers filed a series of complaints ...

Twelve Georgian opposition parties have addressed the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, asking them to prolong suspended enforcement of the verdict over Rustavi 2 TV reached on March 2, 2017, by the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court of Georgia. The opposition parties ...
Protesters supporting the family of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans tried to storm a children's hospital today, after his parents were denied the chance to present their case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Around 200 people arrived at Liverpool's Alder Hey hospital where the little boy ...
A mother and father fighting a decision to switch off their toddler son's life support have lost their last-ditch legal bid. Tom Evans and Kate James want to take 22-month-old Alfie abroad for treatment. The couple took their case to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) after exhausting all legal ...
AN ENGLISH MOTHER and father who are fighting a hospital decision to turn off their toddler's life support have lost a European Court of Human Rights case. Tom Evans and Kate James from Bootle in Liverpool are fighting the decision by Alder Hey Children's Hospital and want to bring their 22-month-old ...

The parents of a toddler fighting a decision to switch off his life support have taken their case to Europe after exhausting all legal avenues in the UK. Alfie Evans has a mystery illness and his parents Tom Evans and Kate James want to take him abroad for treatment. The European Court of Human Rights ...
Russian messenger Telegram has appealed to the European Human Rights Court (EHRC) on the RUB 800,000 fine imposed on the company by a Russian court, reports Vedomosti. The messenger was fined for its refusal to disclose its encryption keys to the Federal Security Service (FSB). The keys would ...
Former PN Minister Michael Falzon has won a case brought before the European Court of Human Rights, after his right to freedom of expression was breached when courts found him guilty of defaming Labour MP Michael Falzon. The case revolves around an opinion piece penned by Falzon in 2007.
At least two lawsuits filed at a top European court claim Russia violated Europe's Human Rights Convention by removing organs from the recently dead without telling relatives. Russia's response: Asking relatives' permission would be "inhumane." Documents provided to The Associated Press detail how ...
The European Court of Human Rights has awarded the Nationalist Party's Michael Falzon compensation and moral damages after it rejected several decisions taken by Maltese law courts after it found his rights were violated when he was fined for an article penned in 2007. The case dates back to May ...
Russia does indeed have a shocking record at the Strasbourg Court. Case after case in Strasbourg testifies to the reality that human rights — including the right to life — are, at best, casually protected in Russia. If Russia does withdraw from the ECHR, it will be a seismic shift in global international relations.
Isaiah Haastrup's parents have asked judges at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, France, to intervene after losing two legal battles in England. A High Court judge gave doctors permission to provide only palliative care to 12-month-old Isaiah against the wishes of his parents, ...
The European Court of Human Rights has evaluated the applications of imprisoned authors and journalists Mehmet Altan and Şahin Alpay and has decided that the Turkish Government has “explicitly violated”their rights. The decision is expected to be announced in two weeks. Ahval has confirmed from ...
Russia is considering coming out of the European Convention on Human Rights and ending its cooperation with the European Court of Human Rights, RIA Novosti said after receiving information from government sources, Reuters reported. According to unnamed sources, the reason for this intention is due ...
Mr Haastrup and Miss Thomas, who are both in their 30s and from Peckham, south-east London, want judges at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, France, to consider the case. They had asked an ECHR judge to order hospital bosses to continue to treat Isaiah pending an appeal.
The number of UK cases at the European Court of Human Rights rose by nearly 30 per cent last year, new figures show. In 2017 there were 512 cases lodged against the UK at the Strasbourg court, though more than 99 per cent were declared inadmissible. And in less than one per cent of cases did the ...

The European Court of Human Rights Thursday ruled that a French employer had not violated its employee's right to privacy for firing him after it found incriminating material on his work computer. Eric Libert, who worked as director of a regional surveillance unit for France's state-owned rail operator SNCF, ...
Abstract: In the past years, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR, or Strasbourg Court), Europe's principal human rights watchdog, has played an ever larger role in the resolution of intellectual property (IP) disputes. The ECtHR's engagement in IP adjudication has already influenced national judges ...
Catalonia's parliament announced on Tuesday that it would submit a request to the European Court of Human Rights (CEDH) in Strasbourg so that pro-independence leader Carles Puigdemont can be sworn in as the region's president. Puigdemont is still in exile in Belgium. The Catalan parliament “will ...
The Slovenian police had accessed data on the computer of Igor Benedikt without a court order, which is a breach of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, the court said on Tuesday. Six of the seven judges supported the decision. Benedikt's IP address had been originally obtained by the ...
Isaiah Haastrup's parents have asked judges at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, France, to intervene after losing two legal battles in England. A High Court judge gave doctors permission to provide only palliative care to 12-month-old Isaiah against the wishes of his parents, ...
Mr Haastrup and Miss Thomas, who are both in their 30s and from Peckham, south-east London, say they have now made a written application to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, France. They have asked bosses at King's College Hospital to continue treatment until judges in ...
Abstract: In the past years, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR, or Strasbourg Court), Europe's principal human rights watchdog, has played an ever larger role in the resolution of intellectual property (IP) disputes. The ECtHR's engagement in IP adjudication has already influenced national judges ...
Catalonia's parliament announced on Tuesday that it would submit a request to the European Court of Human Rights (CEDH) in Strasbourg so that pro-independence leader Carles Puigdemont can be sworn in as the region's president. Puigdemont is still in exile in Belgium. The Catalan parliament “will ...
Before conducting workplace surveillance, employers who want to monitor their workplaces, even if they suspect their employees of stealing or other nefarious activity, should heed the recent European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgement in the case of Lopez Ribalda and others v. Spain. In early ...
CWN Editor's Note: Lithuania's State Consumer Rights Protection Authority had fined a clothing company for its irreverent treatment of Jesus and the Blessed Mother in a 2012 advertisement. The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news ...
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has passed a new judgement against the Republic of Armenia, ordering the country to pay €19 065 in a case dealing with an employment dispute. According to available materials pertaining to the proceeding, the applicant, Yevgenya Fidanyan, was an ...
SPAIN'S first female judge to be appointed to the European Court of Human Rights has failed to retract previous 'homophobic' comments. Maria Elosegui Itxaso, 60, was appointed to the ECHR last week after working for five years on the European Commission against racism. But critics have blasted the ...
A Libyan man who lost his entire family in a NATO airstrike in 2011 plans to take the matter to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), hoping to set a precedent for all victims of the military alliance's bombings. “We demand that NATO explain why our house and other houses were [bombed],” Khalid ...
There are now 1,819 applications (1,19 applications per 10,000 population) from Armenia at the ECHR, which is 3.2% of all court applications. Thus, Armenia is in the top ten of the countries whose list of applications awaits decision. Of these, 140 have already been communicated to the government.
Effie Fokas: The timing of the bill's announcement made rather conspicuous the connection to a pending case against Greece before the European Court of Human Rights. On Dec. 6, the court heard the case of Chatitze Molla Sali, a Muslim woman in Western Thrace whose husband's will bequeathed her ...
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a lesbian woman should not have been given paternity leave after her partner gave birth to their child. The top European court denied that the French woman should have been given paternity leave because of her relationship with the child. . Gay Baby.
This provided for several amendments intended to help maintain the effectiveness of the European Court of Human Rights, such as shortening the time limit within which an application must be made to the Court from six to four months. It also added a reference to the principle of subsidiarity and the doctrine ...
They join a catalogue of around 60 factsheets published since 2010, providing a rapid overview of the most relevant cases to a particular topic, regularly updated to reflect developments in its case law. Many have been translated into various languages, including German, Croatian, Greek, Italian, Polish, ...
They join a catalogue of around 60 factsheets published since 2010, providing a rapid overview of the most relevant cases to a particular topic, regularly updated to reflect developments in its case law. Many have been translated into various languages, including German, Croatian, Greek, Italian, Polish, ...
Lado Chanturia has been officially sworn in as the new judge representing Georgia at the European Court of Human Rights. Chanturia is a Georgian diplomat who has been Georgia's ambassador to Germany since 2014, and who was Chairman of the Supreme Court in 1999-2004 and Justice Minister in ...
The Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights ruled unanimously on Tuesdayexternal link that article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention of Human Rights had been infringed in the case of GRA Stiftung Gegen Rassismus und Antisemitismus (The GRA Foundation against ...
Lado Chanturia started his duty as Judge at the European Court of Human Rights on January 8, as the Ministry of Justice of Georgia reports. The ceremony was attended by the permanent representative of Georgia to the Council of Europe, the President of the European Court and court secretariat ...
(World Watch Monitor) — The European Court of Human Rights ruled last month that an Iranian who sought asylum in Switzerland based on religious grounds could be deported to his home country because his life was not in danger, despite various reports detailing how Iran persecutes religious minorities ...
The European Court Of Human Rights (ECHR) issued two similar rulings on Dec. 12: one against Armenia, and the other against Azerbaijan. Not surprisingly, the Azeri press deceptively reported only the ruling against Armenia, hiding from its readers the fact that a similar judgement was issued against ...
The ECHR partially granted the complaint of Russian Milk agroholding president Vasily Boyko-Veliky, accused of organizing a criminal community. He expected to recover compensation for his illegal arrest in 2007 from the Russian authorities, but also sought compensation for the multimillion-ruble ...
The European Court of Human Rights Thursday ruled that a French employer had not violated its employee's right to privacy for firing him after it found incriminating material on his work computer. Eric Libert, who worked as director of a regional surveillance unit for France's state-owned rail operator SNCF, ...
Gangster Abu Salem moves European Court of Human Rights to cancel his extradition to India. The underworld don claimed claimed his conviction in the 1993 blasts cases is yet another breach of extradition order by Indian government. india Updated: Feb 10, 2018 11:47 IST. Charul Shah Hindustan Times, Mumbai.
ZAGREB, January 29, 2018 - The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that Croatia did not "violate the right to life" because it conducted an efficient investigation into the circumstances of the death of a man identified by his initials P.M. at Žegar near Obrovac, in the south of the country, in the ...
Julia Queen, barrister of Coram Chambers, considers a selection of the cases heard by the European Court of Human Rights ('the Court') in 2017 which are ... The grandparents brought a case to the European Court of Human Rights on the basis that it had been impossible to see their grandchildren during ...
"On the basis of the convenient verdict by the European Court of Human Rights, the complainant has a chance to ask the Constitutional Court for her proceedings re-opening. The court dealt with such a proposal of hers in October 2017 when it rejected it as the Strasbourg court did not comment on her case ...
Strasbourg, 16 January - Slovenia's veteran lawyer Peter Čeferin has been awarded damages by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for being ... However, the Strasbourg court has now endorsed the lawyer's argument that the contempt of court proceedings constituted violation of Article 10 of the ...
The Georgian Young Lawyers' Association (GYLA) and the European Human Rights Advocacy Center (EHRAC) have appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on behalf of the family of Giga Otkhozoria who was murdered on the Georgian-Abkhaz administrative border.
A seven-judge chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has rejected unanimously a complaint by a lawyer against a 2008 decision by Bulgaria's Dossier Commission to expose him as having been affiliated with the country's communist-era secret services. The case was submitted to the court by ...


 

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