Belarus Urged To Release Election Detainees

The Committee of Ministers asks the Belarus authorities to provide additional information on what basis the presidential candidates, journalists and human rights activists were arrested in the wake of the elections. They should be immediately released and their human rights guaranteed. Political freedoms should be fully respected.

Podcast: Joshua Rozenberg’s Analysis Of Max Mosley ECHR Privacy Complaint

In this podcast, the journalist and broadcaster Joshua Rozenberg gives his analysis of the impact of the complaint brought today at the European Court of Human Rights by Max Mosley’s against the United Kingdom.

Court Awards €135,000 Damages After Cyprus Property Rights Breach

Judges at the European Court of Human Rights have awarded €135,000 in damages to Anthousa Iordanou after declaring that Turkey breached her property rights.

View From The Court: 11 January 2011

Judges at the European Court of Human Rights will today review legal arguments in cases arising from a lengthy school ban, allegations of defamation and an attack by stray dogs which led to the death of a six year old Turkish girl.

Report Urges Improved Protection For Balkans War Crimes Witnesses

Due to threats, intimidation and even murder, potential witnesses decide not to testify before national courts of the countries concerned, as they fear for their lives and that of their families.