8.2.19: In November 2018, the European Court released its judgment on the pre-trial detention of Selahattin Demirtaş finding a violation of Article 18 ECHR with Article 5, and adding to the already significant pressure on Turkey to protect human rights and to guarantee political pluralism.
Russian state agents responsible for disappearance, detention and presumed death of 14 men from North Caucasus
22.1.19: The European Court of Human Rights ruled in a group of cases concerning 14 enforced disappearances, finding the Russian state authorities responsible for their detention and presumed deaths, as well as for the emotional distress caused to their families.
20.12.18: Ten months after Rusiko Maisuradze’s son started his prison sentence, his family noticed he was unwell. He was diagnosed with tuberculosis, and died five months later. The European Court ruled that the Georgian prison authorities deprived him of effective medication for a prolonged period of time.