26.2.18: EHRAC Legal Consultant Ramute Remezaite and Intern Jack Dahlsen explain what infringement proceedings are, and why it is significant that they have been initiated against Azerbaijan.
1.12.17: Following the Russian ’s occupation of the Crimea, the authorities have naturalised Crimeans en masse to entrench themselves in the occupied territory.
1.12.17: Professor Laurent Pech examines how ‘capturing the courts’ is a key component of backsliding of the rule of law, which could lead to authoritarian rule.
1.12.17: In the Soviet era, wiretapping extended State's watchful gaze into the private lives of many. Despite reform surveillance remains commonplace in the region.
1.12.17: Rebecca Shaeffer details plea bargaining systems in Russia, Ukraine and the South Caucasus, and the problems they pose for the guarantee of a fair trial.
1.12.17: Gema Fernández analyses General Recommendation 35 from the UN CEDAW Committee, and analyses its vision for a world free from gender-based violence.
1.12.17: Victoria Kerr (former EHRAC intern) summarises the first report of the UN’s Independent Expert on SOGI, and some of his key concerns.
25.7.17: The applicant is a Portuguese woman, who in 1995 underwent surgery at the Central Lisbon Hospital for a gynaecological disease causing her pain.
25.7.17: Vyacheslav Yankovskiy was detained in April 2010 on suspicion of murder and injuring two people. He was certified as disabled in 2008.
13.7.17: The three applicants lived in Tbilisi in close proximity to a thermal power plant. Experts found that it had not been repaired between 1986 and 1996.
12.7.17: The Court has found Russian State agents responsible for indiscriminate bombing, extra-judicial killings, enforced disappearances and abductions in the North Caucasus in over 250 cases.
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.