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Asking Too Much: Why Regional Human Rights Courts Cannot Tackle Corruption

Should regional human rights courts, such as the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), expand their mandates to explicitly address corruption? 1,139 more words


Update: European Court to consider right to education

During the course of today, 20 October 2016, the European Court of Human Rights will receive submissions drafted by the Legal Resources Centre, acting as an intervening third party… 323 more words

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‘Living together’ in diversity and mutual respect: Some thoughts on SAS v France

Piret Akkerman
LLB Graduate from the University of Hertfordshire

The SAS v France[1] judgment, which was delivered by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on the 1st of July 2014, introduced a new ground to justify interference with an individual’s religious freedom under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). 1,532 more words


Hook-handed hate cleric Abu Hamza launches legal fight to return from US jail to UK cell | Daily Mail Online

The US can keep Abu Hamza for the UK does not wish him back. He dares to quote Human Rights when he himself has taken rights away from others. 101 more words


Elegantly Wrapped Dung: Or, a Polish Journalist's Posthumous Victory

A few weeks ago, I received an email message from one Ronan Ó Fathaigh, a researcher for the European Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg. This euphoniously named gentleman wrote to tactfully inquire if the late Maciej Ziembinski, whom I’d written about on my Crooked Mirror blog, had been the plaintiff in a case he was writing up for the Court: ZIEMBIŃSKI v. 18 more words


Defending the Human Rights Act

by Tanzil Chowdhury Follow @tchowdhury88

The new Justice Secretary Liz Truss, and the third non-lawyer in a row to be appointed for the position, recently gave evidence to the… 908 more words


For drug addicts, drugs are a "human right" according to the ECtHR

The series of incredible “landmark rulings” emanating from the European Human Rights Court seems to be never ending.

Today a chamber of the Court has unanimously passed a… 66 more words

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