Report | 1 Dec 2017 | By Victoria Kerr
Victoria Kerr (former EHRAC intern) summarises the first report of the UN’s Independent Expert on SOGI, and some of his key concerns.
Report | 27 Jun 2017 | By Louisa Madsen
In spring 2016, OSJI published an impact report on how strategic litigation has been used to effect social change regarding Roma school desegregation.
Report | 27 Jun 2017 | By Ann-Katrin Speck
The statistics appear to mirror, both in terms of figures and thematic case law trends, the political turbulence that shook Europe last year – one need only think of the attempted coup d’état in Turkey, which led the country to declare a state of emergency and derogate from the ECHR.
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 Nadia Volkova
Nadia Volkova summaries the International Advisory Panel's report on the Euromaidan protests in November 2013 - February 2014.
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.