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Resource | Case Summary | 12 Mar 2019 | By Harriet Bland
The applicant, Stanislovas Drėlingas, is a Lithuanian national who served as a senior officer in the MGB and KGB Soviet security forces while Lithuania was part of the USSR. In 2014 (after Lithuania’s independence), the applicant was convicted of genocide for his role in the partisans’ arrest on the grounds that, as opponents to Soviet occupation of Lithuania, the partisans had been members of a distinct “national-ethnic-political group”.
Resource | Case Summary | 5 Jul 2016 | By Eleanor Healy-Birt
This case provides useful guidance on unilateral declarations. Measures proposed in unilateral declarations often did not fully redress violations.
Resource | Case Summary | 28 Mar 2013
Case No. 10195/08 Judgment date: 28 March 2013 The case was brought by seven applicants, one of whom was a minor, who reside in Estonia and were part of a Russian speaking minority. They were arrested in April 2007 whilst in the vicinity of violent, mass demonstrations against the relocation of a monument commemorating the entry of the Soviet […]