Armenia: Judges’ ruling on ‘enriched uranium smuggling’ human rights complaint

The case concerned criminal proceedings brought against an Armenian national, Garik Dadayan, for aiding and abetting the smuggling of enriched uranium into Georgia.

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.

Russia: Court urges jailed film director Oleg Sentsov to end hunger strike

Earlier today, the European Court of Human Rights decided on an interim measure in the case of imprisoned film director Oleg Gennadyevich Sentsov.

Croatia: Court makes judgement in woman’s ‘forced into prostitution’ human rights complaint

The case concerned a Croatian woman’s complaint that she had been forced into prostitution. She alleged in particular that the authorities had failed to respond adequately to her complaint and that Croatia lacked a proper legal framework to deal with such issues.

Georgia : Mum triumphs in human rights complaint over son’s ‘medical negligence’ death

The case of Sarishvili-Bolkvadze v. Georgia (application no. 58240/08) concerned the applicant’s complaint about the authorities’ duty to protect her son’s life from medical negligence and the adequacy of their response to his death.