23.4.21: What does Article 18 cover, when and how should it be raised, how do you do so successfully and what is its impact? Article 18 is a provision which, in essence, prevents state authorities from restricting Convention rights for ulterior purposes, and has been applied in particular in political prosecution cases – in other words, […]
14.4.21: EHRAC's FAQ guide is intended to provide assistance to lawyers litigating these cases by providing answers to some of the questions that we are most often asked.
12.4.21: Expert witnesses can play a vital, even determinative, role in a case. An expert witness can explain and assess complex scientific or technical evidence or provide significant contextual analysis that can be central to the successful litigation of a case. EHRAC has instructed experts in a number of its cases across the region, including in […]
19.3.21: This Guide is intended to assist lawyers in making legal arguments at the international level, addresses contexts of domestic and sexual violence, and is aimed at practitioners with some experience of litigating these issues and/or of litigating internationally.
18.2.21: Russian Lawyer Mari Davtyan participated in EHRAC's virtual expert roundtable on self-defence in contexts of domestic violence in September 2020.
14.12.20: EHRAC submitted Bashir Mutsolgov’s case to the UN’s Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances in 2020.
14.12.20: EHRAC submitted Adam Medov’s case to the UN’s Working Group on Enforced Disappearances in June 2020.
14.12.20: EHRAC submitted the case of Rashid Ozdoyev to the UN’s Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances in July 2020, and is also preparing to submit the case of Tamerlan Tsechoyev.
14.12.20: EHRAC submitted Timur Yandiev’s case to the UN’s Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances in December 2019.
30.11.20: EHRAC spoke to Russian lawyer Mari Davtyan about her work and recent participation in EHRAC’s virtual expert roundtable on litigating self-defence in a domestic violence context.
30.11.20: This briefing paper addresses some of the issues arising when litigating cases on behalf of women charged with harming their partners in self-defence.
Note on International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) report/roundtable on the state of the independence of the legal profession in Ukraine
16.11.20: The situation of the security and independence of lawyers in Ukraine, and the obstacles to represent clients on human rights claims, presents the sadly not uncommon disjuncture between high standards on paper, and serious concerns in reality.