European cinema attendance in 2010

Research from the European Audiovisual Observatory reveals France and Italy have smashed cinema attendance records in 2010 but decline is recorded elsewhere in Europe.

The man who knew too much

Judges today declared Russia breached the human rights of a retired military officer by banning him from international travel to protect state secrets.

Anti-torture Committee publishes report on Ireland

The CPT reviewed the treatment of people detained by the Irish police, the Garda Síochána. It also examined the treatment of inmates and conditions of detention in a number of prisons, as well as visiting three psychiatric hospitals, and a centre for the mentally disabled.

Podcast: The “cyber-fraud” of cloaked websites

“The threat is very real in terms of undermining values of racial equality and social justice,” says Jessie Daniels. “It’s a kind of cyber crime which is not that different from fraud.”

Turkish lawyer awarded €19,000 after Strasbourg human rights victory

The European Court of Human Rights declared today that Turkey had breached its commitments to prohibit inhuman or degrading treatment and the lack of effective investigation.