Georgia : Mum triumphs in human rights complaint over son’s ‘medical negligence’ death

The case of Sarishvili-Bolkvadze v. Georgia (application no. 58240/08) concerned the applicant’s complaint about the authorities’ duty to protect her son’s life from medical negligence and the adequacy of their response to his death.

Romania: Journalist wins court backing in military intelligence human rights row

The case concerned the arrest and conviction of a journalist for possessing and trying to verify classified information on national security, namely documents belonging to a Romanian military unit based in Afghanistan.

Iceland: Court rejects complaint against right to strike restrictions

The case concerned restrictions on the right to strike and the introduction of compulsory arbitration.

Court: Russian customs’ copying of photojournalist’s laptop files breached human rights law

The case concerned the copying of the data from a photojournalist Yuriy Nikolayevich Ivashchenko’s laptop by Russian customs officials.

European Roma Rights Centre scoops Raoul Wallenberg Prize

The European Roma Rights Centre today receives Raoul Wallenberg Prize for combating racism and human rights abuse.