Russian state agents failed to provide plausible explanation for killing of 24-year-old Ingush factory worker24 Mar 2020
The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) today ruled that Russian state agents were responsible for the arbitrary execution of a young man in Ingushetia in December 2009.
19 Mar 2020
EHRAC's James Dowsett looks back on Azerbaijan's 2020 parliamentary elections. How did Azerbaijan’s failure to comply with international legal standards contribute to the suppression of dissenting voices?
17 Mar 2020
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) required Ukraine to respond to a case concerning the death of a 10-year-old boy on a railway track in the city of Irpin, which the boy’s parents argue resulted from the negligence of the state railway authorities.
12 Mar 2020
On 25 February 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled that the Russian authorities illegally disrupted a private meeting convened by a charity organisation in 2007.
Alexei Navalny and Anti-Corruption Foundation lodge complaint against Russia at the European Court of Human Rights6 Mar 2020
On Friday 6 March 2020, the prominent Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny, his Anti-Corruption Foundation ("FBK") and nine of his associates and associated entities submitted an application to the European Court of Human Rights in which they claim that they are being unlawfully prevented from carrying out their activities by the Russian authorities as a result of a large and invasive criminal investigation into alleged money laundering by FBK staff.
11 Feb 2020
EHRAC is shocked and saddened to receive the horrific news of the brutal assault on Marina Dubrovina and Elena Milashina in Grozny last week.
EHRAC urges Committee of Ministers to call for end to fresh travel ban imposed on Azerbaijani human rights lawyer Intigam Aliyev10 Feb 2020
On 23 January 2020, EHRAC petitioned the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers to call for the lifting of a fresh travel ban imposed on the prominent Azerbaijani human rights lawyer Intigam Aliyev. This is the second travel ban against Mr Aliyev, as a first ban, which was originally imposed after his conditional release from custody in March 2016, remains in force.
10 Feb 2020
On 4 February 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) found Russia responsible for the abductions and presumed deaths of five men from Ingushetia, Dagestan and other regions of the North Caucasus. One of the men was Omar Valibagandov, a 37-year-old husband, father and brother who lived and worked in Dagestan.
EHRAC and partners urge European Court to examine discrimination inherent in Russia’s handling of sexual violence complaints6 Feb 2020
On 29 January 2020, EHRAC, together with the Equal Rights Trust and Equality Now, submitted a third-party intervention to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in a case in which the applicant was repeatedly and brutally raped by her ex-husband, urging the Court to examine the State's handling of rape complaints and their investigation under the right to non-discrimination (Article 14 of the European Convention of Human Rights) and to adhere to consent-based definitions of rape.
4 Feb 2020
On 4 February 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) found Russia responsible for the torture of seven men in police custody, and the inhuman and degrading treatment of three other detainees.