Press & Media

EHRAC and our cases have been featured on the BBC, Newsweek, the Financial Times and many other online and print publications. Some examples can be found below.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry or would like to speak to a member of our team please contact:

Sabrina Vashisht
PR & Development Officer
0208 411 4469

We can provide:

  • Expert commentary on human rights issues in the former Soviet Union
  • Expert commentary on the European Court of Human Rights and other international human rights bodies
  • Case summaries
  • Photographs of and quotes from applicants and our partners

Find out about our achievements to date on our interactive timeline.

EHRAC in the media

Russia failed to prevent the 2004 Beslan School Siege (Al Jazeera)

Sarah Rainsford talks to victims of the Beslan School Siege (BBC News, audio)

Crimean Tatar Mejlis appeals against Russia to the European Court of Human Rights (BBC Russian Service)
European Court Orders Russia to Pay Damages to Protester (The New York Times)
Armenian family await European Court verdict in landmark case against Azerbaijan (Newsweek)
Danger of ‘contagion effect’ in Europe if UK scraps Human Rights Act (Newsweek)
European Court of Human Rights becomes UK electoral battleground (Newsweek)
Verkhovna Rada fulfils ECHR decision and re-appoints Judge Volkov (BBC Ukraine)
More can be done to protect human rights across Europe (Guardian)
Court condemns Russia over Chechnya Deaths (Financial Times, paywall)

We issue media advisories and releases with important news or developments in our cases – please contact Sabrina if you would like to receive them.

Visit the resource pages for more detailed information on the pressing human rights issues in Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Ukraine.