Hammarberg: Balkans war criminals must face justice

“Inter-ethnic reconciliation in the former Yugoslavia must come through justice and the effective investigation and prosecution of war-related crimes.”

History week: The UK experience

History is both the heat and the light in discussions on the war in Afghanistan, terrorism, globalisation, energy security, inter-religious conflict, immigration, cultural norms and what it means to be British and European in the 21st Century.

Marty: Kosovo organ trafficking witnesses face reprisals

“Without protection, these witnesses will be in danger all over the world,” he declared.

Opening of the ECHR judicial year

The launch of ‘Conscience of Europe: 50 Years of the European Court of Human Rights,’ concludes the celebrations marking the Court’s 50th anniversary in 2009 and the 60th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights in 2010.

Romania loses prisoner ‘passive smoking’ court battle

The case concerned the applicant’s exposure to fellow prisoners’ tobacco smoke in shared cells, while being transported to court and in the waiting areas before his court appearances.