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.

Germany: ‘We are not Jewish’ human rights complaint set for judgement

The applicants, Bluma and Alain Perelman, are French nationals who were born in 1947 and live in Frankfurt/Main (Germany). The case concerns their complaint that they were considered members of the Frankfurt Jewish community without their consent.

European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture launches in Berlin

The new European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIACH.), based in the German capital and led by Roma scholars, activists, and artists, is dedicated to the principle that Roma themselves should present the image of who they are, and who they are not.