Greece: Court makes Chios island human rights ruling

Four Afghan migrants detained on the Greek island of Chios were unable to appeal against decisions ordering their expulsion, human rights judges confirmed today.

Court: Children detained in degrading conditions in Greek police stations

The case concerned the placement of nine migrants, unaccompanied minors, in different police stations in Greece, for periods ranging between 21 and 33 days.

Greece: Family awarded €71,000 after addict’s prison death

According to the European court, Greek authorities failed to conduct an effective investigation into the circumstances of a drug addict’s death in prison

Election of new Council of Europe Secretary General: The candidates

Four politicians from across Europe are now in the running to succeed Thorbjørn Jagland as Secretary General of the Council of Europe, it has been announced today.

Entry into force of Protocol No. 16 to the European Convention on Human Rights

Guido Raimondi, President of the European Court of Human Rights, said: “The entry into force of Protocol No. 16 will strengthen dialogue between the European Court of Human Rights and the highest national courts.