Russia’s president signs new Constitutional Court law

Media reports claim the new law will allow the Russian court to overturn decisions of the European Court of Human Rights, if they are considered to be unconstituional.

Azerbaijan: Human rights review 2015

The key human rights events, reports and European court cases affecting Azerbaijan, are presented in this 2015 review.

Hungary: Right-wing activist hopes for judges’ support over human rights complaint

The case concerns György Budaházy’s blocking of one of the main bridges over the Danube in Budapest, in protest against the 2002 legislative elections.

Cyprus: Human rights commissioner reveals asylum system fears

Shortcomings in Cyprus’ asylum system worry the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks.

Romania: Human rights review 2015

Key human rights events, reports and European court cases affecting Romania in this 2015 review.