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The European Court of Human Rights, and Slovenia

The European Court of Human Rights recently published statistics for 2014, specifying a number of violations by Article and State. The Russian Federation, Turkey and Romania top the statistics for number of the Court’s judgements, followed by Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ukraine and more and less surprisingly also Slovenia. 907 more words

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Prisoners' rights to vote

Whilst the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has adamantly stated that the UK’s refusal to give prisoners the right to vote is a violation of Article 3, protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights (the right to free elections), it has ruled that those who have not been allowed to vote will not be entitled to compensation. 356 more words

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The European Court of Human Rights to announce verdict on Turkish gender reassignment law

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) will announce its final judgment on March 10 in the case of a trans man in Turkey who was not granted court permission needed for gender reassignment surgery. 593 more words

Law & Politics

Pechstein decision of Oberlandesgericht in Munich

A short note on most recent decision of Oberlandesgericht in Munich in the case submitted by Claudia Pechstein can be read here. Her complaint in the same matter against Switzerland is still pending at the European Court of Human Rights.

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The Prince, his mistress and his lovechild – a feminist perspective on the Couderc and Hachette Filipacchi Associés v. France Grand Chamber referral

Male celebrity has affair with woman. Woman shares story with public. Woman’s version of events gets shut down by the courts. The end.

It is an all too familiar story that seems to repeat itself over and over again. 1,153 more words

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News: Strasbourg, MLDI intervenes in Grand Chamber Prince of Monaco Privacy Case

On 12 June 2014, the Fifth Section of the Court of Human Rights held that judgment of a French Court arising out of a story that Monaco’s reigning monarch, Prince Albert II, had an illegitimate child was a violation of Article 10. 351 more words

Legal

Human rights: the right to vote

Yesterday, for the fourth time, the European Court of Human Rights ruled again that the UK is in breach of human rights by having a blanket ban on allowing convicted prisoners serving a custodial sentence the right to vote: it’s… 1,208 more words

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