Germany: Court rejects terror suspect’s complaint against deportation to Russia

In its decision in the case of X v. Germany (application no. 54646/17) the European Court of Human Rights unanimously declared the application inadmissible.

Germany: Grand Chamber hearing opens into lawfulness of convicted murderer’s preventive detention

Legal arguments have begun today in Strasbourg concerning a complaint against Germany which focusses on the lawfulness of a convicted murderer’s preventive detention.

Germany: Football fans awarded €17,000 after human rights complaint

The case concerned the complaint by two German football supporters of having been ill-treated by the police following a match and of the inadequacy of the ensuing investigation.

Germany: Court rejects media image ban complaint

The case concerned the complaint by two media companies about a judicial order banning the publication of images in which the defendant in a criminal trial for murder could be identified.

Germany: Court decision on terrorism suspect’s Russia return

A chamber of seven judges of the European Court of Human Rights, decided unanimously to lift the interim measure on 29 August, (under Rule 39 of its Rules of Court) applied in the case of X. v. Germany (application no. 54646/17), suspending the removal from Germany to Russia of a Russian national residing in Germany, who is considered by the German authorities to constitute a threat to national security.