8 Feb 2019
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 Caucasus22 Jan 2019
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 Dec 2018
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.
5 Dec 2018
In December 2018, EHRAC filed its further submissions with the Court, arguing that Alayif’s disbarment is arbitrary and politically motivated, and aimed at curtailing his professional activities as a human rights lawyer.
4 Dec 2018
After years of anguish from not knowing what had happened to their loved ones, the families of 17 ‘disappeared’ men from the North Caucasus have finally received a measure of justice today, establishing that the Russian authorities were responsible for their abduction, detention and presumed deaths.
Russia responsible for “serious violation” in failing to effectively investigate and punish rape of Dagestani minor20 Nov 2018
The European Court found that the Russian authorities failed in its positive obligation to conduct an effective investigation into a young Dagestani woman's allegations of rape and to ensure adequate protection of her private life.
9 Nov 2018
We are looking for a 12 month maternity cover to join our team as Head of Programmes.
24 Oct 2018
When 21-year-old Bayram Mammadov and 22-year-old Giyas Ibrahimov sprayed graffiti on a statue of Azerbaijan’s former president, Heydar Aliyev, they may have expected a police warning or a fine. Instead, they found themselves arrested on trumped-up drugs charges, beaten and threatened until they confessed.
17 Oct 2018
The European Court of Human Rights found that Maskhud Makhloyev’s abduction was carried out by Russian State agents, that he could be presumed dead and that his death could be attributed to the State.
2 Oct 2018
The European Court found that Russian law enforcement authorities were responsible for the 2004 abduction, torture and resultant death of Rasul Tsakoyev.