Armenian Constitutional Court requests an advisory opinion on an Article of its Criminal Code

The Constitutional Court of Armenia has asked the European Court of Human Rights to provide an advisory opinion on the Article of the country’s Criminal Code which penalises the overthrowing of the Constitutional order, a provision which is at issue in two cases currently pending in Armenia.

Germany: Court ruling in Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg media intrusion complaint

The case concerned the publication in the German press of photos of residences in Germany and in the USA belonging to Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and his family.

Switzerland: Court rules against paraplegic wheelchair-user’s cinema access complaint

The applicant Marc Glaisen, who is paraplegic, uses a wheelchair. His complaint concerned his inability to gain access to a cinema in Geneva.

Court gives notification to Poland of case concerning judicial reform

The case concerns judicial reform in Poland, which resulted in the mandate of a Supreme Administrative Court Judge elected to the National Council of the Judiciary being terminated before the end of its four-year term.

Russia: Court ruling on ‘LGBT’ human rights dispute

A refusal by Russia’s authorities to register three gay rights organisations was declared “unjustified and discriminatory,” under the European Convention on Human Rights.