Open Society FoundationsCase Watch: A Victory in Europe for Muslim Women's Right to Wear a HeadscarfOpen Society FoundationsThe use of the law—which requires persons in a Belgian court to have their heads uncovered—was found by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to be an unjustified interference with religious freedom. [...]
fre, sep 21, 2018
JAMnews (blog)European Court of Human Rights rules against Armenia in three casesJAMnews (blog)The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) delivered three verdicts against Armenia on claims filed by the citizens of the country. Two of the cases, 'Mushegh Saghatelyan v. Armenia' and Vardges Gaspari v. Armenia' concern the violent dispersal [...]
fre, sep 21, 2018
FRANCE 24European court faults Poland over exhumations of 2010 crash victimsFRANCE 24The European Court of Human Rights ruled against Poland on Thursday for exhuming the bodies of victims of a 2010 plane crash which killed the country's president, saying it violated their families' right to privacy. Polish officials began the [...]
tors, sep 20, 2018
Washington PostCourt rules against Poland over plane crash exhumationsWashington PostWARSAW, Poland — The European Court of Human rights has ruled that the Polish government violated the rights of two women whose husbands were exhumed without their consent as part of a probe into a plane crash that also killed the [...]
tors, sep 20, 2018
Eng.Lsm.lvLatvia summarizes human rights rulings in 2017Eng.Lsm.lv... of Ministers, providing an overview of developments and rulings in 2017, representing the state of Latvia before the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) and the United Nations (UN), and promoting knowledge and awareness of human rights at ... [...]
tors, sep 20, 2018
Business StandardPoland Breached Rights With Exhumation Order of Presidential Plane Crash Victims, Says European CourtU.S. News & World ReportWARSAW (Reuters) - A European Court said on Thursday that the exhumation of victims of a Polish Air Force plane crash had breached the rights of two women who complained that the [...]
tors, sep 20, 2018
German anti-abortion activist loses case against injunctionsLEX18 Lexington KY NewsBERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a German anti-abortion activist's case against injunctions ordering him to stop referring to abortions performed by various doctors as “aggravated murder” and comparing them with the ... [...]
tors, sep 20, 2018
International Policy DigestThe Pathology of Mass Surveillance: The UK, Bulk Interception and the European Court of Human RightsInternational Policy DigestLast Thursday, the European Court of Human Rights took a rather different view from the national security boffins in the case of Big Brother Watch and Others v the United Kingdom. [...]
tors, sep 20, 2018
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyRFE/RL Welcomes European Rights Court Decision On Reporter's CaseRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyRadio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has welcomed a decision by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on RFE/RL investigative reporter Natalia Sedletska's case. The ECHR on September 18 ordered Ukraine's government to ensure that the ...RFE/RL: We welcome European Rights Court [...]
ons, sep 19, 2018
Human Rights court condemns Belgium over headscarf ban in courtThe Brussels TimesThe woman was a civil party in a case relating to the killing of her brother in 2003 in Simonis in Brussels, but when she appeared in court wearing the hijab, she was forbidden to appear by the chief [...]
ons, sep 19, 2018
Business ReviewEuropean Court of Human Rights on Swiss franc loans in Slovenia: CHF bank loans were “toxic banking products”Business ReviewThe status of 16,000 Slovenian debtors who have been deceived by banks in their Swiss Franc loan contracts is unacceptable from a moral, civil, criminal, constitutional and human rights standpoint, according [...]
ons, sep 19, 2018
European rights court slams Belgium on headscarf issueDaily SabahThe European Court of Human Rights yesterday convicted Belgian authorities for violating the EU Convention on Human Rights by excluding a Muslim woman from a courtroom for refusing to remove her headscarf. The ECHR ruled by a majority of six votes to [...]
tirs, sep 18, 2018
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyEuropean Rights Court Orders Ukraine To Refrain From Accessing RFE/RL Journalist's Cell-Phone DataRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThe European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered the Ukrainian government not to access any data from the cell phone of RFE/RL investigative reporter Natalya Sedletska. The September 18 order is in effect until October 18 to [...]
tirs, sep 18, 2018
Mintpress NewsA European Court Just Ruled NSA Surveillance Practices Violate Human RightsMintpress NewsThough the court stopped short of saying intelligence sharing between agencies like GCHQ, NSA, and members of the “Five Eyes” spying alliance violate the human rights convention, it said “using such intelligence sharing to bypass restrictions on ... [...]
tirs, sep 18, 2018
Council of Europe (press release)Implementing European Court of Human Rights judgmentsCouncil of Europe (press release)The Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers is holding its quarterly meeting to oversee the execution of judgments from the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg from 18 to 20 September. Decisions taken by the [...]
tirs, sep 18, 2018

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