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Turkey faces more convictions at ECHR as human rights violations grow

July 25, 2015 | TZ

Turkey, which remains one of the “high case-count states” with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), continues to violate more and more fundamental rights as set out by the European Convention of Human Rights almost every single day. 1,393 more words


Opinion: Could We See Civil Partnerships in Russia?

Stephen Donnan ponders the recent ECHR ruling that Italy is in violation of human rights by not having a mechanism to recognise same-sex relationships

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled in the case of… 512 more words


The Davis judgement: does Article 8 of the European Charter go beyond Article 8 of the ECHR?

Here we are! The last episode of the UK saga “and what do we do with data retention laws” has been issued by the English High Court, with its judgement in the case… 1,373 more words

Data Protection

LGBT rights win court battles in Rome and Strasbourg

In Strasbourg, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Italy is under an obligation to give legal recognition to unions between people of the same sex. 45 more words


Simon Hughes Conquers Everest

One of the key policy areas many Liberal Democrats will be focussing on now we are in opposition to the Conservatives is human rights, which have been prominent in the campaigning values of both the national party and our wider Liberal International family. 371 more words

Cameron wants to end the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights in the UK

Author: Tess Van Gaal

The United Kingdom has always held an ambivalent position towards what is now known as the European Union. Unlike the situation in most other European countries, international agreements of the EU are not legally enforceable unless implemented by national law. 338 more words

Public Policy

TTIP news, and whether the UK should encourage big business to sue it

Quite a lot has happened in the 6 months since my post here on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). TTIP is a proposed trade agreement between the US and the EU, with negotiations on the substantive issues between the EU and the US underway in Brussels at the moment. 1,377 more words

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