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Confidentiality & Privacy

The law of confidence and privacy has developed extensively due to the impact of the Human Rights Act and the European Court of Human Rights. 603 more words

Media Law For Journalists

Upcoming election of judges at the European Court of Human Rights

In April 2015, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will elect the new judges at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in respect of Liechtenstein, Monaco, Ireland, Andorra, Austria and Finland. 1,608 more words


Ireland's proposals for human rights judges: one Gender-Activist and one Soros-Man

With the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) increasingly displaying aspirations to be the continent’s supreme law-maker, it is important to take a closer look at the persons that some governments are proposing to be appointed as ECtHR judges in respect of their country. 405 more words

CoE Parliamentary Assembly

Case law discussion on Asiye Genç v. Turkey, ECtHR 27 January 2015

Dr. Brigit Toebes, University of Groningen

On 19 March the Department of International Law of the University of Groningen held its second case law discussion, organised by colleagues Monika Ambrus and Panos Merkouris. 498 more words


Do States Have to comply with Human Rights when Countering the Phenomenon of Foreign Fighters?

In a blog for EJIL: Talk!, I consider an old question in a new context: do States have to comply with human rights when countering foreign fighters? 2,488 more words

Human Rights

Turkey's Council of State rules firing of gay teacher to be against the law

Source: “Danıştay, eşcinsel öğretmenin atılmasını hukuka aykırı buldu”, (“Council of State rules firing of gay teacher to be against the law”), memurlar.net, 17 March 2015, … 383 more words

Law & Politics