Training resource | 26 Feb 2018 | By Ramute Remezaite and Jack Dahlsen
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.
EHRAC Bulletin | 1 Dec 2017
We reflect on measures taken by states in the name of security, which, as our authors argue, breach international human rights. We also consider issues of discrimination and the weakening of the rule of law.
Article | 1 Dec 2017 | By Sergei Zayets
Following the Russian ’s occupation of the Crimea, the authorities have naturalised Crimeans en masse to entrench themselves in the occupied territory.
Article | 1 Dec 2017 | By Laurent Pech
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.
Article | 1 Dec 2017 | By Joyce Man
In the Soviet era, wiretapping extended State's watchful gaze into the private lives of many. Despite reform surveillance remains commonplace in the region.
Article | 1 Dec 2017 | By Rebecca Shaeffer
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.
Article | 1 Dec 2017 | By Gema Fernández Rodríguez de Liévana
Gema Fernández analyses General Recommendation 35 from the UN CEDAW Committee, and analyses its vision for a world free from gender-based violence.
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.
Case Summary | 25 Jul 2017 | By Kia Kyhl
The applicant is a Portuguese woman, who in 1995 underwent surgery at the Central Lisbon Hospital for a gynaecological disease causing her pain.
Case Summary | 25 Jul 2017 | By Rehab Jaffer
Vyacheslav Yankovskiy was detained in April 2010 on suspicion of murder and injuring two people. He was certified as disabled in 2008.