Russia responsible for the disappearances and presumed deaths of twenty people, European Court rules
23.1.20: On 21 January 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) found Russia responsible for the disappearances and deaths of nineteen men and one woman from Chechyna, Ingushetia and Dagestan.
Azerbaijan fails to execute European Court judgment as human rights defender is prevented from standing in 2020 parliamentary elections
23.1.20: On 7 January 2020, EHRAC filed a submission to the Committee of Ministers (CoM) of the Council of Europe in a case concerning the prominent human rights defender Rasul Jafarov, after the Azerbaijani authorities` refused to register him as an electoral candidate in the upcoming parliamentary elections on 9 February 2020.
EHRAC intervenes in Navalnyy case at European Court—“Politically-motivated proceedings should apply to the totality of the criminal justice process”
21.1.20: EHRAC has intervened in a high-profile case at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), brought by the prominent Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalnyy, arguing that political interference in criminal trials should be designated by the Court through the application of the rarely-invoked Article 18 provision of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in conjunction with the right to a fair trial.