Turkey: Blind student’s music academy enrolment ban breached human rights law

The case concerned a refusal to enrol Ceyda Evrim Çam as a student at the Turkish National Music Academy because she was blind.

Italy: Court awards €70k to CIA ‘secret rendition’ snatch victim

The case concerned an instance of extrajudicial transfer (or “extraordinary rendition”), namely the abduction by CIA agents, with the cooperation of Italian officials, of the Egyptian imam Abu Omar, who had been granted political asylum in Italy, and his subsequent transfer to Egypt, where he was held in secret for several months.

Croatia: Court backs woman over gay discrimination complaint

The case concerned the complaint by Danka Pajić, a national of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who is in a stable samesex relationship with a woman living in Croatia, of having been discriminated against on the grounds of her sexual orientation when applying for a residence permit in Croatia.

Video: Vivian Girean on new guidelines targetting prison radicalisation

Religious radicalism in prison, which, with its emphasis on simple truths, roots and identities, can move inmates beyond moral uplift and spiritual order, towards terrorism, murder and mayhem.

Croatia: Judges to rule on ‘gay discrimination’ human rights dispute

The case concerns Danka Pajić’s complaint of having been discriminated against on the ground of her sexual orientation when applying for a residence permit in Croatia.