Azerbaijan: Is it time to invoke Infringement Proceedings for failing to implement judgments of the Strasbourg Court?22 Mar 2017
EHRAC Legal Consultant Ramute Remezaite analyses whether infringement proceedings should be invoked in light of Azerbaijan's failure to implement judgments.
16 Mar 2017
EHRAC has been awarded a crowdfunded grant by the Avaaz Foundation to cultivate a highly-skilled cadre of lawyers equipped with the knowledge and skills to challenge systemic human rights breaches in their countries.
2007 abduction of Memorial Chairman and journalists in Ingushetia was committed by Russian State agents14 Mar 2017
The ECtHR found Russia was responsible for the abduction, beating of and threats to four men in Nazran to report on a protest against abuse of authorities.
7 Mar 2017
The European Court ruled that the Russian Government violated the right to respect for family life of the wife and children of a prisoner, who was sent to a penitentiary facility around 8000km away from his home in Chechnya.
19 Jan 2017
The European Court that the dismissal of 18 Ukrainian judges for alleged “breach of oath” violated the rights to a fair trial and respect to private life.
Russia responsible for “most grave violation” of unlawful arrest and ill-treatment of Sultan Barakhoyev17 Jan 2017
European Court finds Russia unlawfully arrested and detained Sultan Barakhoyev in “complete negation of fundamentally important guarantees” 10 years ago.
European Court rules Russia’s detention and deportation of Georgians ten years ago contravened Convention rights20 Dec 2016
The applicants (or their relatives) were all arrested and held in police stations or detention centres; the Court ruled that the conditions of their “arbitrary and unlawful” detention constituted inhuman and degrading treatment.
6 Dec 2016
Andrew Drzemczewski, who has spent over 30 years in Strasbourg, will provide an insider’s critical appraisal of how the Council of Europe has taken up the challenge of human rights protection in Europe.
29 Nov 2016
On 15 and 17 November 2016, EHRAC held a pair of webinars on using specific mechanisms of the European Court of Human Rights, drawing on the Court’s practice and procedure, as well as EHRAC’s own experiences.
10 Nov 2016
The ECtHR communicated the complaints brought by a young woman from Dagestan, regarding Russia’s failure to investigate claims that she had been repeatedly forced to perform sexual acts by 11 men since she was just 15.