France: Court makes €6.5 million damages ruling

Human rights judges have ruled that a youth, wrongly suspected of throwing stones at trains, who alleged he was a victim of ill-treatment whilst under arrest, should receive €6.5 million in damages.

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.

Court: Two Basque ETA terrorists suffered inhuman and degrading treatment after their arrest

The case concerns allegations of ill-treatment sustained by igor Portu Juanenea and Martin Sarasola Yarzabal when they were arrested in 2008 by officers of the Guardia Civil and at the beginning of their incommunicado police custody.

France: Court rejects Traveller complaint against caravan parking ban

Judges have rejected a human rights complaint against France from a Romanian Traveller stopped from parking his caravan illegally in a cul-de-sac near a public road.

France: Court ruling in drug-trafficker electronic surveillance complaint

Judges have ruled that France must pay €3,500 costs and expenses of a suspected drugs trafficker after upholding a human rights complaint against national authorities.