EHRAC Bulletin | 27 Jun 2017
In this issue, we focus on several themes including violence against women, the role of national authorities in ensuring human rights protection and discrimination against marginalised ethnic groups.
Article | 27 Jun 2017 | By Jessica Gavron
Jessica Gavron (EHRAC Legal Director) explains why domestic violence should be treated differently from stranger violence.
Interview | 27 Jun 2017 | By Mehriban Zeynalova
Jessica Gavron (Legal Director, EHRAC) interviews Mehriban Zeynalova, founder of Clean World Public Union in Azerbaijan, centre for domestic abuse victims.
Article | 27 Jun 2017 | By Paul Johnston
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.
Article | 27 Jun 2017 | By Dr. Alice Donald
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.
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.
Article | 27 Jun 2017 | By Ayder Muzhdabaev
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.
Article | 27 Jun 2017 | By Nino Jomarjidze
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.
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.
Case Summary | 16 Feb 2017 | By Kia Kyhl
The applicants were present at peaceful demonstrations demanding free and fair elections and democratic reform in Azerbaijan, but were arrested.