Russia: Court makes €53,000 award to mum after son’s military service death

In a ruling today, Russia will have to pay a mother €53,000 after European Court judges found the country to have breached human rights law.

‘Transdniestria’ military service deaths sparks parents’ European court complaints

Tomorrow (Tuesday 18 September), Strasbourg judges will reveal their decisions in two complaints brought by parents whose sons died during compulsory military service in the “Moldavian Republic of Transdniestria.”

Moldova : Court backs former Gagauz president in pension plan human rights row

The case concerned judicial proceedings relating to the pension entitlement of Stepan Topal, President of the Gagauz Republic (a region located in the south of the Republic of Moldova) between 1991 and 1995.

Court: Moldova prison without food, water, power or heating led to inmates’ human rights violations

The European court agreed with the domestic findings that the two applicants had been held in inhuman conditions between September 2002 and April 2004, owing to a lack of water, electricity, food and warmth.

Moldova: Whistle-blower civil servant wins again in rights violation complaint

An ex-government press officer turned whistle-blower, has had his human rights complaint against Moldova backed by Strasbourg judges for a second time. In today’s Chamber judgment1 in the case of Guja v. the Republic of Moldova (no. 2) (application no. …