Content tagged with 2012
Resource | Case Summary | 4 Nov 2019 | By Ben McGowan
Russia was responsible for the 2009 death of jailed whistle-blower Sergei Magnitsky, whose case inspired new laws introducing sanctions mechanisms in the US, UK, Canada, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.
Resource | Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Tom Kiernan
No judge bias or other breach of fair trial guarantees were found in a shareholder dispute over the ownership of the Rustavi 2 Broadcasting Company.
Four Russian LGBT activists arrested and detained for peacefully protesting “homosexual propaganda law” counter Government’s submissions
Four Russian LGBT activists arrested and detained during peaceful protests against the State Duma’s adoption of a “homosexual propaganda law” have responded to the Government’s arguments before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).
Resource | Case Summary | 9 Apr 2019 | By Emily Campbell
The applicant, Aleksey Navalnyy, is an anti-corruption campaigner and opposition political activist in Russia. In December 2012, he and his brother were accused of fraud and money laundering in relation to two companies. The applicant was later placed under house arrest.
Resource | EHRAC Annual Report | 1 Dec 2013
EHRAC's 10 year is now available online, which contains information about the organisation's activities since 2003, as well as plans for the future.
Resource | Report | 16 Apr 2012
In January 2013 EHRAC joined forces with the Russian NGO Memorial, and the Essex Transitional Justice Network as third party interveners in the Grand Chamber referral of the case of Janowiec and Others v Russia (Nos. 55508/07 and 29520/09) 16.04.12. This potentially groundbreaking case concerns the historic Katyn Massacre, in which over 21,000 Polish prisoners were executed without trial by Soviet forces […]
Resource | Case Summary | 11 Dec 2012 | By Awaz Raoof
Case No. 60596/09 Date of decision: 11 December 2012 On 11 December 2012, the European Court of Human Rights accepted the terms of a friendly settlement between the applicants, Maya and Giorgi Okroshidze, and the Georgian Government in the case of Okroshidze v Georgia. The Georgian Government acknowledged that its domestic law had prevented the applicants (mother and child) from fully enjoying their […]
Resource | Case Summary | 11 Dec 2012
Cases No. 3653/05, 14729/05, 20908/05, 26242/05, 36083/05 and 16519/06 Judgment date: 11 December 2012 The eleven applicants were participants in, or were alleged to be organisers of, an unauthorised demonstration in Baku on 16 October 2003 against the 2003 presidential election results. According to reports, as the crowd of protestors had marched towards the main city square, they had damaged cars, […]
Resource | Case Summary | 29 May 2012
Case No. 36150/04 Judgment date: 29 May 2012 Facts The applicant alleged that on 8 April 2004, two Russian military aircraft bombed the village of Rigakhoy in the Chechen Republic, destroying his house and causing the deaths of his wife and five of his children. An investigation opened a few days later concluded that the […]
Resource | EHRAC Bulletin | 1 Dec 2012
Issue 18 of the EHRAC Bulletin is now available online. Please click the link below to read the full issue. In the region in which EHRAC operates, it is not unusual for repressive laws to be introduced which specifically target civil society organisations. Of real concern in Russia at present is a new Federal law which imposes an obligation on NGOs in […]