Court: Azerbaijani authorities arrested and detained activist as punishment for vote criticism

Human rights judges have confirmed that Azerbaijani authorities arrested and detained Anar Asaf oglu Mammadli, a well-known activist, to punish him for his work criticising electoral irregularities.

France: No court opposition to expulsion to Algeria of Salafist imam

The applicant, M. D., is a Salafist imam who is subject to a decision ordering his deportation from France to Algeria.

France: Convicted terrorist stripped of nationality seeks court backing in human rights complaint

A Moroccan-born terrorist, stripped of French nationality after being convicted of joining a conspiracy, wants European court confirmation that his human rights have been violated.

Azerbaijan: Three activists await court decisions

Three internationally-known human rights activists will find out later this week if Strasbourg judges back their complaints against Azerbaijan.

Bulgaria: Court ruling on ex-royal family complaint

Human rights judges have announced they will examine two property complaints lodged with the European court by the former King of Bulgaria and his sister.