Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Oliver Saunders
Four cases brought by four separate families whose homes were shelled by the armed forces of Armenia and Azerbaijan during the hostilities of April 2016 have been communicated to the ECtHR.
Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Tim Mosk
Portuguese authorities failed in their duty to investigate the suicide of a patient while voluntarily hospitalized in a state-run psychiatric hospital.
Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Başak Küçük
Court awards Georgia €10,000,000 in non-pecuniary damages (for trauma, distress, anxiety and humiliation) related to Russia’s collective expulsion of Georgian nationals from its territory in autumn 2006.
Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019
Permanent CCTV cell monitoring by Russia of prisoners or those held in pre-trial detention breached their rights to respect for their private life and to an effective remedy.
Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Anida Zuko
Austria did not fail in its duty to protect a child who was shot dead by his father while claims were being investigated that he had raped the child’s mother and had made threats to kill her and their children.
Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Kristin Lyaskova
A man who was administratively fined and then criminally convicted and sentenced for refusing to undergo a blood test following a positive breathalyser test was tried twice for the same offence.
Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Tom Kiernan
No judge bias or other breach of fair trial guarantees were found in a shareholder dispute over the ownership of the Rustavi 2 Broadcasting Company.
Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Margaux Merelle
Greece failed in its obligations to prevent, prosecute and investigate human trafficking of three Russian nationals who alleged that consulate employees were bribed by traffickers in order to facilitate their entry into Greece.
Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Nicola Balmer
Failure to protect from, prevent, deter, censure or investigate serious and prolonged domestic violence amounted to degrading treatment, contributed to a “climate conducive to domestic violence” and was discriminatory on the basis of gender.
Case Summary | 28 May 2019
Between August 2005 and October 2006, the Internal Security Service carried out secret surveillance of the applicants based on authorisation decisions of the prosecutor or preliminary investigation judge. The criminal proceedings brought by the Estonian authorities related to suspicions of corruption involving exchanges of plots of land in conservation areas for plots in areas where development was permitted. The first instance court acquitted the applicants, holding that the surveillance evidence was inadmissible as it had been obtained unlawfully.