Croatia: Grand Chamber hearing opens into allegation of forced prostitution

The applicant, S.M.,alleged that the man, a former police officer, had driven her to meet clients, had made her give him half of the money she had earned from providing sexual services and had threatened her and punished her if she did not comply with his demands.

Video: Francesca Lionetti – The appeal of the Intercultural Cities network

In this video, Francesca Lionetti discusses the appeal of the 135-strong Intercultural Cities network.

World Forum for Democracy 2019: Call for applications

In this video, Vasileios Giannias discusses the themes of this year’s World Forum for Democracy. Video   More on this story    

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.