European Court of Human Rights
A placard depicting jailed former Ukrainian prime minister and the leader of the opposition Yulia Tymoshenko is reflected on a poster showing a pigeon in the center of Kiev on April 30, 2013. The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Ukraine's detention of Yulia Tymoshenko was unlawful but threw out accusations of ill-treatment.'The Court considered that the detention had been arbitrary and unlawful during the entire period,' the judges of the Strasbourg-based court said.
We have produced what we consider to be a balanced set of proposals aimed at meeting the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights. I believe that pregnant women and their doctors will now benefit from the far greater legal clarity this Bill will bring.
The European Court of Human Rights ... could rule that Mr Snowden cannot be extradited to serve many years in an American supermax prison for revealing that the US subjects Europeans to an intense surveillance it could not by law impose on Americans
We will continue to push for further meaningful reform of the European Court of Human Rights when negotiations start later in the year.More quotes »
EU court finds Swiss assisted-suicide laws vague
Swiss woman who would rather end her life now than decline further in health found sympathy Tuesday from the European Court of Human Rights , which called on the Swiss to clarify their laws on so-called passive assisted suicide.The Strasbourg , France-based Read more »
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With overcrowded prisons and under court orders, Italy is the California of the Europe
is just under 100 percent. The situation in Italian prisons has become so grave that in January of this year, the European Court of Human Rights declared that Italy had just one year to improve conditions in the country's prisons, while ordering Rome to fork 6/18/13 from Sentencing Law and Policy Read more »
Qatada to be deported by the end of the month
as Osama bin Laden’s right hand man in Europe, has been handed almost £900,000 in legal aid to fight deportation. The European Court of Human Rights has ruled Qatada cannot be deported because he faces the risk that evidence obtained by torture may be used 6/18/13 from The Telegraph Read more »
Abortion in Ireland - a small step forward
and is expected to be passed before the summer recess. Following decades of government inaction and the censure of the European Court of Human Rights, it looks as if the coalition government of Fine Gael and the Labour Party, together with support from Sinn 6/18/13 from openDemocracy Read more »
Is Turkey ready to join the European Union?
Turkey as a member.” For now, Ashton said further progress on Turkey’s accession will rely on an adherence to the European Court of Human Rights’ standards for dealing with protesters. “The EU is fully committed to reinforcing dialog with Turkey on these issues,” from Salon Read more »
Decline in Euro court backlog
number of UK cases waiting to be heard by the European Court of Human Rights fell by 11% to 3,308 in 2012, legal information provider Sweet & Maxwell reported. The reduction arises from the more extensive use of pilot judgments and single-judge panels, as from Law Society Gazette Read more »