France: Court rejects workplace snooping complaint from ex-railway company employee

The applicant, Eric Libert (Libert v. France – no. 588/13) lost his job as Deputy Head of the Amiens Regional Surveillance Unit, with the French national railway company (SNCF), after his employer opened files stored on the hard drive of his work computer.

France: Work-place surveillance complaint reaches human rights judgement

The applicant, Eric Libert (Libert v. France – no. 588/13) lost his job as Deputy Head of the Amiens Regional Surveillance Unit, with the French national railway company (SNCF), after his employer opened files stored on the hard drive of his work computer.

France: Court makes €6.5 million damages ruling

Human rights judges have ruled that a youth, wrongly suspected of throwing stones at trains, who alleged he was a victim of ill-treatment whilst under arrest, should receive €6.5 million in damages.

France: Court rejects Traveller complaint against caravan parking ban

Judges have rejected a human rights complaint against France from a Romanian Traveller stopped from parking his caravan illegally in a cul-de-sac near a public road.

France: Court ruling in drug-trafficker electronic surveillance complaint

Judges have ruled that France must pay €3,500 costs and expenses of a suspected drugs trafficker after upholding a human rights complaint against national authorities.