“They said that I’m not a human, that I am nothing. That I would be better off a terrorist, than a fag”16 Nov 2017
In July 2017, the Russian LGBT Network published a report into the persecution of LGBT people in Chechnya, after a joint investigation with Novaya Gazeta.
15 Nov 2017
A trans man, Mr D, is challenging Georgia’s refusal to change the gender marker in his official documents before the European Court of Human Rights.
EHRAC and ICJ urge UN Special Rapporteurs to prevent disbarment of Azerbaijani human rights lawyer Yalchin Imanov25 Sep 2017
Yalchin Imanov is facing disciplinary proceedings and possible disbarment for publicising the torture reportedly endured by his client in prison.
22 Sep 2017
The Committee of Ministers called on the Azerbaijani authorities to reopen the proceedings into Rasul Jafarov’s criminal conviction in April 2015.
20 Sep 2017
EHRAC and our partners at the Georgian Young Lawyers Association and Union Sapari (Tbilisi) are litigating three femicide cases from Georgia.
18 Sep 2017
The European Court has asked the Azerbaijani Government to account for a serious physical and verbal assault on journalist Idrak Abbasov by SOCAR security officers in April 2012.
11 Sep 2017
Students from Yale Law School are collaborating with EHRAC lawyers on a case challenging a block the government of Azerbaijan has placed on four news websites in Azerbaijan.
1 Sep 2017
Lawyers for prominent human rights defender Rasul Jafarov have today asked the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers to call on the Azerbaijani authorities to reopen the proceedings into his criminal conviction.
European Court to examine responsibility of Armenian authorities for death of two young conscripts in non-combat situation28 Aug 2017
The European Court requested the Armenian authorities account for the deaths of two conscripts killed at their military station in Nagorno-Karabakh.
25 Jul 2017
The European Court held Russian authorities failed to provide an insulin-dependent diabetic with adequate medical care while in pre-trial detention.