Report: Turkey’s compliance with anti-corruption recommendations remains “globally unsatisfactory”

The Group of States Against Corruption report examines the authorities response to 17 recommendations covering incrimination and the transparency of political funding.

Turkey: Court dismisses teacher’s complaint against coup dismissal

The case concerns Gökhan Köksal’s dismissal by legislative decree in the context of measures taken after the attempted coup d’état in Turkey.

Greece: Grand Chamber to rule on Sharia law application to inheritance dispute

The case concerns the application by the Greek courts of Islamic religious (Sharia) law to a dispute concerning inheritance rights over the estate of the late husband of Chatitze Molla Sali, a Greek national belonging to the country’s Muslim minority.

European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture launches in Berlin

The new European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIACH.), based in the German capital and led by Roma scholars, activists, and artists, is dedicated to the principle that Roma themselves should present the image of who they are, and who they are not.

Court: Bulgaria breached human rights law by refusing to register an organisation promoting Muslim rights

According to human rights judges, the refusal of Bulgarian authorities to register an association promoting the rights of the Muslim minority was not “necessary in a democratic society.”