Germany: Court ruling in Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg media intrusion complaint

The case concerned the publication in the German press of photos of residences in Germany and in the USA belonging to Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and his family.

Germany: Court rules against Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) in intelligence service human rights dispute

The European court ruled today that the AfD failed to exhaust domestic remedies for its complaint against the German intelligence service.

Court backs Germany’s refusal to reimburse legal expenses of Sobibór extermination camp guard John Demjanjuk

In May 2011, the late John Demjanjuk was convicted by a regional court for the murder of 28,060, persons while acting as a guard in the Sobibór extermination camp, but the proceedings were discontinued after his death in March 2012 while an appeal on points of law was still pending.

Germany: Bild and Axel Springer human rights complaint set for court judgement

The case concerns a ban on the two applicant companies publishing or distributing a disputed photograph.

Court backs Germany over Islamic State activist’s Tunisia deportation

The case concerned the Haykel Ben Khemais Saidani’s deportation from Germany to Tunisia, because he was deemed to be a potential offender who posed a threat to national security (so-called “Gefährder”), based on his activities for “Islamic State”.