Ukraine: Court delivers judgement in ‘cooking eggs on war memorial’ complaint

The case concerned Anna Sinkova’s arrest, detention and conviction for frying eggs on the flame of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Kyiv in December 2010. Two of her friends joined her and fried sausages over the flame.

Russia: Chechen woman’s terror conviction human rights complaint reaches European court’s Grand Chamber

A European court Grand Chamber hearing is now underway into a case brought against Russia by a Chechen woman convicted on terrorism charges.

Germany: Grand Chamber hearing opens into lawfulness of convicted murderer’s preventive detention

Legal arguments have begun today in Strasbourg concerning a complaint against Germany which focusses on the lawfulness of a convicted murderer’s preventive detention.

Video: World Forum for Democracy – Day 2

Watch some video interviews from day 2 of this year’s World Forum for Democracy.

Tech giants partner with Council of Europe to promote human rights online

The companies are Apple, Deutsche Telekom, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Kaspersky Lab, Orange and Telefónica.