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The statement of the Forum for Religious Freedom Europe on Hungary's law on the churches

Every year the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) organizes the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM). 1,108 more words

Hungarian Politics

UK’s Tories to scrap human rights act

By: SRK/NN/AS

The British Conservative Party has plans to prevent the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) overruling UK legal decisions. 

According to UK Justice Secretary Chris Grayling, the Conservatives wanted to dismantle the Human Rights Act so that the final rulings in controversial cases could be issued by the supreme court instead of the ECHR based in Strasbourg. 175 more words

Law

Motoc and Zobec discussing systemic problems of judiciary from a judge’s perspective

Judge Iulia Motoc of the European Court of Human Rights and Jan Zobec of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia discussing systemic problems of judiciary from a judge’s perspective at the Conference on Crisis of Rule of Law and Democracy in Europe. Photo courtesy of demokracija.si.

European Court Of Human RIghts

Pitfalls of the National Processes for Selecting Judges for the European Court of Human Rights

N.B. This post was first published at Verfassungsblog.

The position of a judge at the European Court of Human Rights is one of the most sought-after functions in the European judicial space. 1,330 more words

European Court Of Human RIghts

Jail overcrowding forces Italy to indemnify inmates

Under pressure by the European Court of Human Rights, Italy recently established a mechanism to indemnify inmates detained in overcrowded cells. Nearly all the Italian jails are overcrowded. 64 more words

Italy

New ECtHR judgments on Turkey

On 23 September 2014, the European Court of Human Rights published, inter alia, three judgments on Turkey. Below a copy of the press release issued by the registrar of the Court: 778 more words

Turkey