European Convention on Human Rights

Joint Committee on Human Rights Calls on UK Government to Justify ‘Presumption to Derogate’

Joint Committee on Human Rights Calls on UK Government to Justify ‘Presumption to Derogate’

The UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) has written to the Secretary of State for Defence, ...
Analysing Proposals for a ‘Presumption to Derogate’ from Human Rights Laws in Armed Conflicts

Analysing Proposals for a ‘Presumption to Derogate’ from Human Rights Laws in Armed Conflicts

On 4 October 2016, The Guardian reported that the UK Government will introduce plans to suspend the application of ...
The ‘Burkini Ban’ – A Red Line even for the European Court of Human Rights?

The ‘Burkini Ban’ – A Red Line even for the European Court of Human Rights?

The decision of several authorities in France to prohibit the wearing of the burkini on public beaches has caused ...
European Court of Human Rights Rules on Greek Debt Restructuring

European Court of Human Rights Rules on Greek Debt Restructuring

There is a seemingly endless stream of cases originating from the Greek crisis, which has preoccupied the ...
Online Speech in Hungary before the Strasbourg Court: Freeing the Low

Online Speech in Hungary before the Strasbourg Court: Freeing the Low

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in MTE and Index.hu v Hungary (“MTE/Index”) issued a decision ...
Trafficking of human beings at the ECtHR: Broadening the protection of women and girls through Article 14

Trafficking of human beings at the ECtHR: Broadening the protection of women and girls through Article 14

Two Spanish cases currently pending before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) illustrate the gaping lacuna ...
Couderc and Hachette Filipacchi Associés v. France: A New “Respect” for Private Life?

Couderc and Hachette Filipacchi Associés v. France: A New “Respect” for Private Life?

On 10 November 2015, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) handed down judgment in the ...
Can a State Refuse Migrant Family Allowances Due to Irregular Reunification?

Can a State Refuse Migrant Family Allowances Due to Irregular Reunification?

In Osungu and Lokongo v. France (delivered on 8/9/2015), the European Court of Human Rights (“the Court”) rejected ...
The Meaning of Life Imprisonment – The Case of Khoroshenko v. Russia

The Meaning of Life Imprisonment – The Case of Khoroshenko v. Russia

Life imprisonment is a harsh sanction that is used in most countries in the world. Evidence from treaty bodies, ...
Grand Chamber of the ECtHR to Review Limitations on Choice of Birthplace for Women

Grand Chamber of the ECtHR to Review Limitations on Choice of Birthplace for Women

Dubská and Krejzová v the Czech Republic has been referred to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human ...
Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015

Decisiones ganadoras de los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015

Los Premios Género y Justicia al Descubierto 2015 han concluido con alrededor de 10,000 votos y aproximadamente ...
2015 Gender Justice Uncovered Award Winners

2015 Gender Justice Uncovered Award Winners

The 2015 Gender Justice Uncovered Award winners are in. This year the Awards concluded with over 10,000 votes and ...

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