27.6.17: Jessica Gavron (EHRAC Legal Director) explains why domestic violence should be treated differently from stranger violence.
27.6.17: Jessica Gavron (Legal Director, EHRAC) interviews Mehriban Zeynalova, founder of Clean World Public Union in Azerbaijan, centre for domestic abuse victims.
27.6.17: There are many reasons why a murder committed in a ‘domestic’ setting should be the most predictable form of homicide there is – and arguably, if it could have been predicted, it must have been preventable.
27.6.17: When states appear before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) or the Committee of Ministers, it is government representatives who take the chair. Yet the executive is not the only arm of the state that has human rights obligations: courts and national parliaments do, too.
27.6.17: 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.
27.6.17: The Crimean peninsula, annexed by Russia in 2014, has swiftly degenerated into the scene of the greatest repression being conducted anywhere in the entire country.
27.6.17: For many years, the lack of transparent, independent and effective investigation of crimes committed by law enforcement agencies has been identified as one of the most serious problems in Georgia.
27.6.17: In spring 2016, OSJI published an impact report on how strategic litigation has been used to effect social change regarding Roma school desegregation.
16.2.17: The applicants were present at peaceful demonstrations demanding free and fair elections and democratic reform in Azerbaijan, but were arrested.
7.2.17: The applicants in this group are from across Russia, and had planned public events of various sizes and for varying causes, many of which did not go ahead.
2.2.17: Aleksey Navalnyy, a political activist and an anti-corruption campaigner, was arrested during unauthorised public gatherings for variously disobeying lawful order of the police or breaching the established procedure for conducting public events.