Hungary: Judges award €10,000 to gay Iranian refugee after human rights complaint

The European Court of Human Rights awarded 7,500 (non-pecuniary damage) and EUR 3,395 (costs and expenses) to the applicant O.M. an Iranian national who currently lives in Budapest, after finding a violation of European human rights law.

Croatia: Judges to rule on ‘gay discrimination’ human rights dispute

The case concerns Danka Pajić’s complaint of having been discriminated against on the ground of her sexual orientation when applying for a residence permit in Croatia.

In conversation: Tiina Oikarinen – ‘Building on the 2015 Transgender moment’

Tiina Oikarinen discusses the progress made in improving the human rights of Europe’s transgender people, in this podcast conversation.

Podcast: LGBT conference opens in Slovakia

In this podcast, Eleni Tsetsekou, head of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Unit, previews the seminar, the first of its kind dealing with action plans drafted by member states regarding LGBT issues.

Video: History-makers – LGBT activism in Albania

In this video, history-making activists Xheni Karaj and Kristi Pinderi discuss the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender human rights campaign in Albania.