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ECtHR condemns Russia to compensate terror victims .... but on what basis exactly?

In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of Tagayeva and Others v. Russia , the ECtHR ordered Russia to pay compensation of 3 million Euro to 409 Russian nationals who had either been taken hostage and/or injured in the incident, or are family members of those taken hostage, killed or injured. 452 more words

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France: Court Ruling On Transgender Rights To End Forced Sterilisation

A human rights court ruling, against France, has been hailed by transgender activists as a milestone, in their bid to stop forced sterilisation in Europe. 351 more words


Slovenija pred Evropskim sodiščem za človekove pravice (1994–2016) / Slovenia before the European Court of Human Rights (1994-2016)

Knjiga »Slovenija pred Evropskim sodiščem za človekove pravice (1994–2016) / Slovenia before the European Court of Human Rights (1994-2016)« je rezultat večmesečnega dela skupine študentov in njihovega mentorja, ki so jo pro bono pripravili v okviru nastajajoče Klinike o Evropski konvenciji o varstvu človekovih pravic in temeljnih svoboščin. 31 more words

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Osmanoğlu and Kocabaş v. Switzerland: A Swiss perspective

By Fabienne Bretscher, PhD Student at the University of Zurich, Visiting Researcher at the Erasmus School of Law Rotterdam

In a recent judgment, the ECtHR found that the refusal to grant Muslim students exemption from mandatory swimming classes in Swiss public schools did not amount to a violation of the right to freedom of religion guaranteed by Article 9 ECHR. 1,831 more words

I.V. v. Bolivia decision: Forced sterilization is based on harmful gender stereotypes

Many thanks to Christina Zampas, a Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Fellow at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, for summarizing this decision of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.  732 more words


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Talk organised by the Romsey group

On Monday March 19 the Romsey group of Amnesty hosted a most interesting talk by Dr Claire Lugarre who is a lecturer in Human Rights Law at the Southampton Law School, part of Southampton University. 1,112 more words