Report | 9 Dec 2016 | By Olga Grygorovska
In his 2016 Report to the Human Rights Council, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture (SRT), Juan E. Méndez, assessed the applicability of the prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in international law to the unique experiences of women, girls, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons.
Report | 9 Dec 2016 | By Dario Rossi d'Ambrosio
According to the new law, a ruling from an international body – including the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) – can be declared “impossible to implement” if it is in conflict with the Russian Constitution.
Report | 14 Jul 2016 | By Kate Levine
Preventing and addressing violence against women in Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia
Kate Levine explores how UN mechanisms dealing with violence against women have engaged with this issue regionally, drawing on our experience of X and Y v Georgia, the first case from the region to be decided by the UN CEDAW Committee.
Report | 8 Mar 2016 | By Kate Levine
The UN CEDAW Committee recently adopted its decision in the case of X and Y v Georgia, the first ever decision from an international body relating to domestic violence in Georgia.
Report | 17 Dec 2015 | By Kate Levine and Giada Girelli
The Committee considered Russia’s seventh periodic report at its 3136th meeting on 16 and 17 March 2015.
Report | 17 Dec 2015 | By Ramute Remezaite
Ramute Remezaite summarises the recent PACE report on implementing European Court judgments.
Report | 17 Dec 2015 | By Alexandra Ivakhnik
Alexandra Ivakhnik explores the challenges in implementing the legal framework in Azerbaijan.
Report | 17 Dec 2015 | By Nadia Volkova
Nadia Volkova summaries the International Advisory Panel's report on the Euromaidan protests in November 2013 - February 2014.
Report | 8 Jan 2015 | By Vahe Grigoryan
Using the case study of Tunyan and others v Armenia, Vahe Grigoryan discusses the issue of unlawful property expropriation.
Report | 8 Jan 2015 | By Grigor Avetisyan
Grigor Avetisyan discusses the approaches and challenges in implementing the judgments of the Khashiyev group of cases.