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# echr - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Russia says 'no legal grounds' to release Navalny in response to European Court of Human Rights request
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Russia says 'no legal grounds' to release Navalny in response to European Court of Human Rights request

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 4:43 PM 10,330 Views 24 Comments

Alexei Navalny was arrested and jailed upon returning to Russia last month.

# echr - Thursday 10 December, 2020

European Court of Human Rights declares complaints by Irish symphysiotomy victims as inadmissible
# ECHR
# ECHR

European Court of Human Rights declares complaints by Irish symphysiotomy victims as inadmissible

Dec 10th 2020, 10:02 AM 27,358 Views 15 Comments

The three women from Dublin, Cork and Meath had sought damages from the State.

# echr - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Grangegorman murders: Damages claim made by killer dismissed by European Court of Human Rights
# Mark Nash
# Mark Nash

Grangegorman murders: Damages claim made by killer dismissed by European Court of Human Rights

Apr 30th 2020, 10:14 PM 37,510 Views 0 Comments

Mark Nash is currently serving four life sentences at Midlands Prison in Portlaoise.

# echr - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'

Jul 9th 2019, 4:15 PM 21,883 Views 25 Comments

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

# echr - Monday 8 July, 2019

Judge says State misinterpreted ruling about redress for school abuse survivors
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Judge says State misinterpreted ruling about redress for school abuse survivors

Jul 8th 2019, 5:47 PM 11,704 Views 15 Comments

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

# echr - Monday 10 June, 2019

State asked to halt deportation of man convicted of terror offences by European Court of Human Rights
# ECHR
# ECHR

State asked to halt deportation of man convicted of terror offences by European Court of Human Rights

Jun 10th 2019, 12:02 PM 19,210 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the government has agreed to the ECHR’s request.

# echr - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Second Irish person taking case to Europe over child abuse in Irish schools
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Second Irish person taking case to Europe over child abuse in Irish schools

Aug 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 19,521 Views 26 Comments

John Allen says, ‘The insanity lies with a dysfunctional country, not a damaged child’.

# echr - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

European rights court condemns Russia over treatment of Pussy Riot
# Russia
# Russia

European rights court condemns Russia over treatment of Pussy Riot

Jul 17th 2018, 10:51 PM 12,598 Views 0 Comments

The court also condemned the country over its investigation into murdered journalist Anna Politkovskaya.

# echr - Friday 4 May, 2018

Ian Bailey's lawyers advise him to take challenge against murder charge to European Court of Human Rights
# French Court
# French Court

Ian Bailey's lawyers advise him to take challenge against murder charge to European Court of Human Rights

May 4th 2018, 11:28 AM 10,861 Views 0 Comments

Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.

# echr - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Parents of critically-ill English toddler lose last-ditch European Court of Human Rights case
# Alfie Evans
# Alfie Evans

Parents of critically-ill English toddler lose last-ditch European Court of Human Rights case

Mar 28th 2018, 6:36 PM 17,487 Views 17 Comments

Alfie Evans suffers a “catastrophic and untreatable, progressive, neurodegenerative condition”.

# echr - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation
# ECHR
# ECHR

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation

Jul 18th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,740 Views 0 Comments

On 10 October 2009 138 ‘hooligans’ were arrested in Copenhagen.

# echr - Friday 7 July, 2017

Great Ormond Street Hospital applies for new hearing into baby Charlie Gard's case
# London
# London

Great Ormond Street Hospital applies for new hearing into baby Charlie Gard's case

Jul 7th 2017, 5:43 PM 11,263 Views 14 Comments

Ten-month-old baby Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage from which he will not recover.

# echr - Monday 3 July, 2017

'He prays for them': Pope expresses condolences as baby's life support to be switched off
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'He prays for them': Pope expresses condolences as baby's life support to be switched off

Jul 3rd 2017, 9:28 AM 16,809 Views 18 Comments

Ten-month-old baby Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage from which he will not recover.

# echr - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'We're spending our last precious hours with him': Baby's life support to be switched off
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'We're spending our last precious hours with him': Baby's life support to be switched off

Jun 29th 2017, 9:39 PM 31,051 Views 41 Comments

Charlie Gard’s parents have said they are “utterly heartbroken”.

# echr - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal

Jun 27th 2017, 7:55 PM 34,383 Views 46 Comments

Charlie Gard’s parents have described the court ruling as “upsetting”.

# echr - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'We're not horrible people' - Mother of terminally-ill baby defends taking case to European court
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'We're not horrible people' - Mother of terminally-ill baby defends taking case to European court

Jun 20th 2017, 1:12 PM 20,583 Views 51 Comments

Ten-month-old baby Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage from which he will not recover.

# echr - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

European rights court urges UK to keep treating baby with rare condition
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

European rights court urges UK to keep treating baby with rare condition

Jun 13th 2017, 8:15 PM 20,653 Views 28 Comments

More than £1.3 million has been raised online for the treatment, through more than 83,000 donations.

# echr - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Oliver Kahn loses court case over photos of his children being published despite ban
# German Goalkeeper
# German Goalkeeper

Oliver Kahn loses court case over photos of his children being published despite ban

Mar 17th 2016, 2:11 PM 36,361 Views 17 Comments

Two magazines repeatedly published photos of his children despite a blanket ban.

# echr - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Prisoner who was banned from websites had human rights breached
# European Court Judgement
# European Court Judgement

Prisoner who was banned from websites had human rights breached

Jan 19th 2016, 12:14 PM 12,582 Views 19 Comments

The prisoner’s complaint related to not being able access sites which would help him fight his case.

# echr - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Europe says it's OK for the boss to snoop on your private messages at work
# Delete Delete Delete
# Delete Delete Delete

Europe says it's OK for the boss to snoop on your private messages at work

Jan 13th 2016, 1:37 PM 16,206 Views 45 Comments

The ruling comes after a Romanian engineer was fired over private Yahoo Messenger chats.

# echr - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl

Dec 9th 2015, 6:03 AM 25,661 Views 40 Comments

The girl and her ‘husband’ were seeking asylum.

# echr - Friday 27 November, 2015

Non-renewal of a Muslim social worker's contract over headscarf issue ruled legal
# France
# France

Non-renewal of a Muslim social worker's contract over headscarf issue ruled legal

Nov 27th 2015, 6:01 AM 19,865 Views 98 Comments

France passed a law banning conspicuous religious symbols back in 2004.

# echr - Friday 5 June, 2015

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support

Jun 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 21,444 Views 35 Comments

The man’s parents had been fighting to keep him on life support though his wife had said he would not want to be kept alive.

# echr - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

ECHR rules detention of Irish citizens for terror offences not unlawful
# Europe
# Europe

ECHR rules detention of Irish citizens for terror offences not unlawful

May 12th 2015, 10:14 AM 16,927 Views 26 Comments

Colin Duffy, Gabriel Magee and Teresa Magee were held without charge for 12 days.

# echr - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Irishman with severe learning difficulties loses life sentence appeal
# Murder
# Murder

Irishman with severe learning difficulties loses life sentence appeal

Apr 7th 2015, 10:40 AM 16,969 Views 9 Comments

His case hinged on taped garda interviews not being shown to a jury.

# echr - Friday 13 March, 2015

Author has to pay €53k to in-laws after defaming them in a book
# Portugal
# Portugal

Author has to pay €53k to in-laws after defaming them in a book

Mar 13th 2015, 7:11 AM 15,378 Views 9 Comments

Paying your mother-in-law €20,000 must sting.

# echr - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'
# Baby
# Baby

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'

Jan 27th 2015, 6:37 PM 26,342 Views 17 Comments

But what does it mean for Ireland?

# echr - Friday 16 January, 2015

Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a "bloodthirsty cannibal"
# Stalin
# Stalin

Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a "bloodthirsty cannibal"

Jan 16th 2015, 1:07 PM 15,954 Views 45 Comments

The application was rejected as “manifestly ill-founded” and the case declared inadmissible.

# echr - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine
# Lawyering Up
# Lawyering Up

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine

Sep 21st 2014, 3:43 PM 8,889 Views 25 Comments

Three of the families are to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.

# echr - Thursday 31 July, 2014

European court rules against Irish murderers fighting life sentences
# Temporary Release Programme
# Temporary Release Programme

European court rules against Irish murderers fighting life sentences

Jul 31st 2014, 2:15 PM 13,570 Views 18 Comments

The ruling relates to a case brought forward by two men serving life sentences for murder.

# echr - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling
# Finland
# Finland

'I will stay married': Transsexual woman defiant after court ruling

Jul 16th 2014, 7:48 PM 17,896 Views 57 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights said her human rights had not been violated.

# echr - Friday 20 June, 2014

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source
# ECHR
# ECHR

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source

Jun 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,439 Views 3 Comments

A group claiming responsibility for bomb attacks in the Netherlands sent a letter to a magazine – and the publication’s offices were subsequently searched.

# echr - Sunday 2 February, 2014

'If that complaint had been acted on, I wouldn't have been abused at all'
# Blame
# Blame

'If that complaint had been acted on, I wouldn't have been abused at all'

Feb 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 12,322 Views 25 Comments

Earlier this week Louise O’Keeffe won a landmark case against the Irish State, which was found liable for the sexual abuse she suffered as an 8-year-old.

# echr - Thursday 30 January, 2014

‘Please act on it’: Louise O’Keeffe’s appeal to Taoiseach after apology
# Abuse
# Abuse

‘Please act on it’: Louise O’Keeffe’s appeal to Taoiseach after apology

Jan 30th 2014, 11:00 PM 14,273 Views 74 Comments

The abuse victim was reacting to an apology issued by Enda Kenny this morning with Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also offering his apologies, saying that O’Keeffe should “never have been subjected to abuse”.

# echr - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

British men cannot sue Saudi Arabia over torture claims
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

British men cannot sue Saudi Arabia over torture claims

Jan 15th 2014, 8:35 AM 10,828 Views 35 Comments

Four men claimed they had been tortured by Saudi Arabian officials, and said their right of access to court had been violated.

# echr - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Italy told: No law says baby has to have dad's surname
# Namecheck
# Namecheck

Italy told: No law says baby has to have dad's surname

Jan 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 13,727 Views 22 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights found that the Italian courts had upheld a ‘patriarchal principle’.

# echr - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Column: 10 years on, Ireland's human rights act has failed to deliver
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 10 years on, Ireland's human rights act has failed to deliver

Dec 29th 2013, 8:30 AM 841 Views 35 Comments

The ECHR was introduced as a result of a pledge in the Good Friday Agreement to provide “at least an equivalent level of protection of human rights” in the Republic as in Northern Ireland. Ten years on, we have failed to live up to our promises, writes Michael Farrell.

# echr - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Teen girls' rapist and killer freed under rights ruling
# Courts
# Courts

Teen girls' rapist and killer freed under rights ruling

Nov 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 22,831 Views 68 Comments

European Court of Human Rights ordered immediate release of Miguel Ricart under an October ruling that has several violent convicts demanding their freedom.

# echr - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Son fails in legal bid to change 'Death Match' newspaper article
# World War II
# World War II

Son fails in legal bid to change 'Death Match' newspaper article

Nov 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 12,577 Views 6 Comments

A Ukranian told the European Court of Human Rights that his country had failed to protect his reputation.

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