Iceland: Judges make €15,000 award in Landsréttur court of appeal human rights ruling

The case concerned the applicant’s allegation that the new Icelandic Court of Appeal (Landsréttur) was not established by law.

Azerbaijan: Student’s YouTube human rights breach leads to €22,500 award

The case concerned student Ilkin Bakir oglu Rustamzade’s arrest and detention in 2013 for allegedly filming some friends dancing in a park and uploading the video of it to YouTube.

Court: Italy’s jailing of journalist for defamation was “manifestly inappropriate”

Alessandro Sallusti, who was editor-in-chief of the Libero newspaper, complained to the European court that he had been found guilty of defamation, fined and given a prison sentence, part of which he served under house arrest. This followed Libero’s publication of two articles stating that a 13-year-old girl had been forced to have an abortion by her parents and a guardianship judge.

Russia: Court judgement in ‘grandparent’s child access’ rights battle

The case concerned a grandfather who wanted to maintain ties with his granddaughter after her adoption by another family.

Court: Children detained in degrading conditions in Greek police stations

The case concerned the placement of nine migrants, unaccompanied minors, in different police stations in Greece, for periods ranging between 21 and 33 days.