13 Jun 2018
Thousands of enforced disappearances have plagued Russia’s North Caucasus region for more than two decades. This group of cases, which the Court has joined to consider them as a group, questions the disappearances of thirteen people since 2005, last seen in the custody of the police or the secret services.
4 Jun 2018
Students from Yale Law School have collaborated with EHRAC on a case challenging a block the government of Azerbaijan has placed on four news websites in Azerbaijan for publishing allegedly prohibited material.
16 Mar 2018
In the evening of 26 November 2015, masked security forces stormed the town of Nardaran, where the Muslim Unity Movement is based. MUM is an unregistered religious group formed in 2015, whose members describe themselves as “non-violent, conservative Shiites” aimed at promoting the role of Islam.
12 Mar 2018
Almost six years after the Russian parliament enacted legislation requiring any organisation receiving funding from abroad to register as ‘foreign agents’, EHRAC and Memorial HRC, alongside a consortium of other NGOs, are challenging the Act’s purpose before the European Court.
9 Mar 2018
From 5 to 8 March 2018, twelve lawyers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia and Ukraine joined the EHRAC team for our annual Legal Skills Development Programme (or LSDP) in Strasbourg.
8 Mar 2018
To celebrate, we asked 8 of the inspirational women we work with - our partners, clients, our former interns - to talk about how they Press For Progress.
1 Mar 2018
To this day, there remain many unanswered questions about the events of 1 March 2008 and no one has been held responsible for the ten deaths.
What should happen after the European Court finds a ‘misuse of power’ in criminal proceedings against a leading opposition politician?21 Feb 2018
Under cover of darkness one night in December 2013, Ivane Merabishvili was hauled from his prison cell and taken to meet two of the highest ranking officials in Georgian law enforcement.
20 Feb 2018
In February 2018, we delivered a skills-based training for Ukrainian lawyers, providing practical tools and advice for use in European Court litigation.
16 Feb 2018
Olena Protsenko (UHHRU) discusses Khlebik v Ukraine, and what it means in the context of the ongoing armed conflict in eastern Ukraine.