Albania: Court awards €680,000 after human rights protest

Human rights judges today awarded €680,000 against Albania, following a complaint against the country’s failure to enforce compensation rulings.

Romania: Grand Chamber set for hearing on ‘rights of disabled’ complaint

Later this month, judges will hear legal argument concerning allegations that inadequate facilities prevented a disabled Romanian from continuing his university studies.

Lithuania: Minorities rights experts sound alarm over Roma integration and rise in hate crime

Legislative gaps in Lithuania’s system of protection for national minorities are undermining the country’s strategy for inclusion, according to European advisers.

Something for the weekend (41)

Nils Muižnieks cries foul in Crimea; a Polish appeal against the European Court’s €230,000 secret rendition judgement, the third annual World Forum for Democracy and the rights and wrongs of social nudity – Something for the weekend.

Podcast: Eastern Europe human rights news review with Tatiana Baeva

The Council of Europe media officer discusses the response to election results in Ukraine, the Commissioner for Human Rights’ report on Crimea and the Youth Forum in Azerbaijan.