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Computer algorithm predicts most Strasbourg judgments

Artificial intelligence … it’s no longer in the future. It’s with us now.

I posted a review of a book about artificial intelligence in autumn last year. 1,157 more words

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The incompatibility of the definition of torture in Greece with international law

In the course of its visits since 1993 and reports on Greece the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) has recorded numerous cases of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. 1,265 more words

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ECtHR Grand Chamber to issue revised judgment on surrogacy case

The European Court of Human Rights will be delivering a Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Paradiso and Campanelli v. Italy (application no. 25358/12) at a public hearing on 24 January 2017. 277 more words

ECtHR disrespects freedom of conscience and tramples on parents' rights

In the case of Osmano─člu et Kocaba┼č v. Switzerland the ECtHR has found that a Swiss law that obliges the parents of a Muslim girl to accept, even if this violates their religious and moral convictions, that she must participate in swimming classes together with boys, does not violate Art. 724 more words

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Dutch government proposes notorious perverter of human rights for appointment as ECtHR judge

The Governments of the Netherlands and Georgia have each submitted to the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) lists with three proposals for their respective ECtR Judges. 491 more words

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Muslim girls must swim with boys in Switzerland, European court rules after parents refuse classes

Switzerland has won a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case allowing it to force Muslim parents to send their daughters to mixed school swimming lessons. 401 more words

Human rights court upholds Swiss ruling that Muslim girls must swim with boys in school lessons

GENEVA — Europe’s court of human rights has rejected an appeal by a Turkish-born couple who were fined in Switzerland for keeping their daughters out of mixed-gender, mandatory public-school swimming lessons for reasons linked to their Muslim faith. 96 more words