Moldova : Court backs former Gagauz president in pension plan human rights row

The case concerned judicial proceedings relating to the pension entitlement of Stepan Topal, President of the Gagauz Republic (a region located in the south of the Republic of Moldova) between 1991 and 1995.

Court: Russia’s imprisonment of prisoners far from families continues despite 2017 human rights ruling

The judges concern follows their ruling in a case brought by a prisoner Timur Voynov, that he had been sent to serve his sentence in a prison 4,200 kilometres from his home town. He has not seen his partner since 2014 and has never seen his four-year-old daughter.

Russia: Court ruling looms in Soviet-era premium bonds human rights dispute

The case concerns a complaint that the authorities have not redeemed premium bonds issued by the former Soviet Union in 1982, even though Russia has taken on the obligation and has drawn up framework legislation to honour the debt.

Georgia: Court backs government official in police entrapment human rights dispute

Criminal proceedings against a government official over a bribe, were not fair as the domestic courts did not respond to his allegation of entrapment.

Germany: Court backs public access to online archives over convicts’ ‘right to be forgotten’

The case concerned the refusal by the Federal Court of Justice to issue an injunction prohibiting three different media from continuing to allow Internet users access to documentation concerning the applicants’ conviction for the murder of a famous actor and mentioning their names in full.