Iranian Christian convert brings human rights protest against Greece

An Iranian Muslim who fled to Greece after converting to Christianity, will find out on Thursday if judges accept that in detaining him, the country’s authorities breached human rights law.

Germany: Anti-torture monitors want “definitive end” to surgical castration of sex-offenders

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment says the resort to surgical castration in the context of treatment of sex offenders has drastically diminished in recent years throughout Germany but still wants “steps be taken by all relevant federal and Länder authorities to put a definitive end to its use.”

Malta failed to protect ship-yard workers from exposure to asbestos

The case concerned ship-yard repair workers who were exposed to asbestos for a number of decades beginning in the 1950s to the early 2000s, which led to them suffering from asbestos-related conditions.

Latvia: Court judgement on ‘Gozi Virus’ cyber-crime suspect’s human rights complaint

Suspect in cyber-crime related offences would not be exposed to a real risk of ill-treatment if he were extradited to the United States.

Poland: Court awards €230,000 in CIA secret rendition and ‘torture’ judgement

Human rights judges today declared that Poland cooperated in the “preparation and execution of the CIA rendition, secret detention and interrogation operations” of two terrorism suspects.