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.
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.
NGOs: Draft Copenhagen Declaration risks undermining the independence and authority of the European Court, and the universality of human rights14 Feb 2018
EHRAC and a consortium of other NGOs issued a statement expressing serious concerns about the draft Copenhagen Declaration on the future of the ECHR system.
Police and prison abuses in Georgia: European Court asked to re-open cases due to failure to investigate23 Jan 2018
EHRAC and GYLA requested that the European Court of Human Rights re-examine four cases, given the Government’s ongoing failure to investigate.
11 Jan 2018
Giga Otkhozoria was driving with two acquaintances from Zugdidi in Georgia to Abkhazia to deliver food for a family funeral. One of the ‘border guards’ shot Giga four times: the last and fatal shot was to his head.
9 Jan 2018
It is everyone’s worst nightmare - the disappearance of a family member. We would expect the police to help find them. But what if they were ‘disappeared’ by the State authorities themselves? Who can families rely on?