Italy: Court makes €38,000 award in gay discrimination human rights complaint

The applicants, Roberto Taddeucci and Douglas McCall, are Italian and New Zealand nationals, born in 1965 and 1958. They are a homosexual couple and live in Amsterdam. They complained that Italy’s discrimination was based on their sexual orientation.

Podcast: The true cost of gender inequality in the workplace

In an era of substantial human rights progress, it is easy to forget just how durable are the disadvantages faced by many women in Europe.

Romania: Grand chamber hearing for Guantanamo terrorism suspect’s secret rendition and torture complaint

The case concerns the alleged “rendition” of a man suspected of terrorist acts to CIA secret detention sites, where, according to his submissions, illegal interrogation methods amounting to torture were used.

Turkey: Court awards €65,000 to mum after domestic violence murder of daughter

The case concerned the death of Kılıç’s daughter, Babatlı, who was killed by her husband despite having lodged four complaints and obtained three protection orders and injunctions.

Paris conference examines the plight of migrant children in Europe

One in three of the migrants and asylum seekers crossing between Greece and Turkey is a child. Last year, an estimated 300,000 children arrived in Europe, fleeing war, traumatised by violence and death and seeking refuge.