26 May 2020
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) today ruled that Azerbaijan granted “virtual impunity” to a convicted murderer because of the ethnic Armenian origin of his victims.
7 May 2020
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) today found that the trial of a man for drugs offences was unfair because of the inherent unreliability of the evidence gathered against him by the Georgian authorities.
28 Apr 2020
EHRAC, together with an Azerbaijani partner lawyer, has lodged an application at the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of five young men who were arrested at a protest in Azerbaijan’s second city, Ganja, and later mistreated and tortured in detention.
27 Apr 2020
Azerbaijan’s Supreme Court granted full acquittal to the prominent human rights defender Rasul Jafarov, who EHRAC represents, ordering him to be compensated.
UN women’s rights body concludes “satisfactory implementation” of first ever international decision on domestic violence in Georgia14 Apr 2020
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (“CEDAW”) has officially confirmed the “satisfactory implementation” of its recommendations to the Georgian Government in the first ever case on domestic violence in the country to be decided by an international body.
Russian state agents failed to provide plausible explanation for killing of 24-year-old Ingush factory worker24 Mar 2020
The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) today ruled that Russian state agents were responsible for the arbitrary execution of a young man in Ingushetia in December 2009.
19 Mar 2020
EHRAC's James Dowsett looks back on Azerbaijan's 2020 parliamentary elections. How did Azerbaijan’s failure to comply with international legal standards contribute to the suppression of dissenting voices?
17 Mar 2020
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) required Ukraine to respond to a case concerning the death of a 10-year-old boy on a railway track in the city of Irpin, which the boy’s parents argue resulted from the negligence of the state railway authorities.
12 Mar 2020
On 25 February 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled that the Russian authorities illegally disrupted a private meeting convened by a charity organisation in 2007.
Alexei Navalny and Anti-Corruption Foundation lodge complaint against Russia at the European Court of Human Rights6 Mar 2020
The prominent Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny, his Anti-Corruption Foundation ("FBK") and nine of his associates and associated entities submitted an application to the European Court of Human Rights in which they claim that they are being unlawfully prevented from carrying out their activities by the Russian authorities as a result of a large and invasive criminal investigation into alleged money laundering by FBK staff.