Greece: Court rules against “haircut” on bonds human rights challenge

Judges ruled today that the “haircut” on bonds held by individuals geared to restructuring the Greek public debt during the crisis did not violate their property rights.

Greece: Dad awarded €7,000 after child access human rights ruling

The case concerned the difficulty, followed by the impossibility, for a father of two children, who had been judicially separated from the mother, to have contact with his children despite a court decision granting him access rights.

Greece: Secretary General Jagland meets Prime Minister Tsipras

Greece has faced major problems in dealing with the refugee crisis but has made a significant effort to handle the issues, Thorbjørn Jagland declared during his visit to the country.

Greece: Iraqi migrant’s protest at detention conditions set for human rights judgement

The case concerns the Iraqi’s allegations of poor conditions of detention at the Tychero border post and the proceedings in which he challenged the lawfulness of his detention.

Greece: Anti-torture unit issues warnings over prison conditions and excessive police force

Today’s Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) report, also expresses concern at persistent over-crowding in the country’s jails, inadequate healthcare, inter prisoner violence and unsatisfactory care for juvenile prisoners.