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MH17: The Continuing Charade

(L) Reconstruction of MH17, (R) European Court of Human Rights

By James O’Neill*

The Sun Herald (Sydney) of 22 May 2016 reported that the Australian families of the MH17 disaster had “served” the European court of Human Rights (ECHR) with a claim seeking compensation of $10 million for each victim. 1,529 more words


Amanda Knox and the HIV test fraud

Within days of her arrest as a suspect in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, Amanda Knox was told that she had tested HIV positive.  1,418 more words

Unlimited Immigration Detention and the Right to Liberty - the Round-up

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The absence of fixed time limits in the UK system of immigration detention does not breach Article 5 of the Convention (the right to liberty), according to a recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights in… 898 more words

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Migrant detention for deportation - ECtHR confirms states' obligation of due diligence

On 19 May 2016, in J.N. v UK the Strasbourg Court provided a useful detailed overview of its case law principles concerning lawfulness of migrant detention in view of deportation: 1,834 more words

Effective Remedy Against Expulsion


by Lucy Auger

Increasingly I am being forced into situations that leave me feeling incredibly conflicted politically, and the EU referendum is no exception. By the 23rd of June I will either have to vote in line with a bland collection of right-wing moderates under the banner of the ‘Britain Stronger In’ campaign, or cast a vote that is seen by many as a vote for isolation and a complete rejection of European solidarity. 957 more words