Court: Lithuanian border guards’ block on Russian migrants asylum applications violated human rights law

The case concerned a Russian family of seven who, after leaving Chechnya, tried on three separate occasions to seek asylum in Lithuania. Each time, they were refused the right to make an application at the border.

Russia: Court sets December deadline for Sea of Azov answers

Human rights judges have set a 3 December deadline for Russian answers to a series of questions concerning events in the Sea of Azov, after receiving a new inter-State case from Ukraine.

Court: Russia’s LGBT rally bans require “systemic measures’ to stop human rights violations

According to today’s court decision, systemic measures required to address issues of free assembly and discrimination as evidenced in ban on LGBT rallies.

Court: Russia’s arrests of Aleksey Navalnyy violated his rights

Human rights judges today ruled that the arrests in 2012 and 2014 of Russian political activist and blogger Aleksey Navalnyy violated his human rights.

Russia: Court makes €50,000 award after police brutality complaint

The case concerned their allegation that they had been ill-treated in police custody in order to force them into confessing to inflicting serious head injuries on a girl who later died.