Court backs ‘Communist collaboration’ complaint against Skopje authorities

The case concerned lustration proceedings brought against. These were proceedings aimed at exposing persons who had worked for or collaborated with the State’s security services during the communist period.

Turkey: Court backs workers in human rights dispute with factory owner over trade union membership

The case concerned the judicial authorities’ refusal to recognise the trade union’s representation in the Tukaş Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret company and the dismissal of employees of the company who had refused to cancel their membership of the trade union at their employer’s request.

Germany: Court judgement day for human rights battle over religious taxes

The case concerns applications by five German nationals about the levying of church taxes or special church fees. Under German law, some Churches and religious societies have the status of public-law entities, and are entitled to levy a church tax and/or fee on their members.

Court: Cyprus and Turkey’s cooperation failure led to ineffective murder investigation

The case concerned the killing of Elmas, Zerrin and Eylül Güzelyurtlu, who were shot dead in the Cypriot-Government controlled area of Cyprus on 15 January 2005.

Serbia: Journalist and human rights defender ‘International Criminal Tribunal’ dispute set for Strasbourg ruling

The case concerns her complaint about her conviction for insult following an article she wrote about Nataša Kandić, a well-known human rights activist.