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Resource | Case Summary | 19 Jun 2020
The case concerned a young girl's complaint about the authorities' investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by her father, which was subsequently brought to the ECtHR by her mother.
Azerbaijan granted “virtual impunity” to a convicted murderer because of the ethnic Armenian origin of his victims.
Resource | Case Summary | 30 Jan 2020 | By Başak Küçük
A criminal conviction for Holocaust denial in a parliamentary speech was not in breach of freedom of expression.
Resource | Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Anida Zuko
Austria did not fail in its duty to protect a child who was shot dead by his father while claims were being investigated that he had raped the child’s mother and had made threats to kill her and their children.
Resource | Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Kristin Lyaskova
A man who was administratively fined and then criminally convicted and sentenced for refusing to undergo a blood test following a positive breathalyser test was tried twice for the same offence.
Resource | Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Margaux Merelle
Greece failed in its obligations to prevent, prosecute and investigate human trafficking of three Russian nationals who alleged that consulate employees were bribed by traffickers in order to facilitate their entry into Greece.
Resource | Case Summary | 2 Oct 2019 | By Tim Mosk
Portuguese authorities failed in their duty to investigate the suicide of a patient while voluntarily hospitalized in a state-run psychiatric hospital.
Resource | Case Summary | 28 May 2019
Between August 2005 and October 2006, the Internal Security Service carried out secret surveillance of the applicants based on authorisation decisions of the prosecutor or preliminary investigation judge. The criminal proceedings brought by the Estonian authorities related to suspicions of corruption involving exchanges of plots of land in conservation areas for plots in areas where development was permitted. The first instance court acquitted the applicants, holding that the surveillance evidence was inadmissible as it had been obtained unlawfully.
Resource | Case Summary | 17 Jul 2018 | By Emily Campbell
The applicant, Angela Gonzalez, is a survivor of domestic violence by her former husband. In 1999, she fled the family home with her daughter Andrea, then aged three. Between 1999 and 2001, Angela lodged no fewer than 30 complaints against her husband to the police for threatening and physically abusing her.
Resource | Report | 27 Jun 2017 | By Louisa Madsen
In spring 2016, OSJI published an impact report on how strategic litigation has been used to effect social change regarding Roma school desegregation.