France: European court rejects Vincent Lambert family’s bid to suspend treatment withdrawal

The European Court of Human Rights decided to reject the requests for interim measures that it received from the appllicants. Vincent Lambert sustained serious head injuries in a road-traffic accident on 29 September 2008, which left him tetraplegic and in a state of complete dependency. In 2014 his condition was described as vegetative.

France: Court gives green light to terrorism suspect’s Algeria return

The case concerns the applicant’s planned deportation to Algeria after he was convicted in France in 2015 for participating in acts of terrorism and was permanently banned from French territory.

Romania: Vehicle pollution tax human rights complaint dismissed by court judges

The case concerned the requirement for the applicants to pay a pollution tax based on an emergency ordinance (OUG no. 50/2008), for the purposes of registering in Romania the second-hand vehicles they had bought in other European Union countries.

Armenia: Former president Levon Ter-Petrosyan awaits human rights court judgement

Next week, a former president of Armenia will find out if Strasbourg judges back his human rights complaint against national authorities.

Video: An intercultural approach to policing

In this video, Ivana D’Alessandro argues for an intercultural approach to community policing.