Germany: Court decision on terrorism suspect’s Russia return

A chamber of seven judges of the European Court of Human Rights, decided unanimously to lift the interim measure on 29 August, (under Rule 39 of its Rules of Court) applied in the case of X. v. Germany (application no. 54646/17), suspending the removal from Germany to Russia of a Russian national residing in Germany, who is considered by the German authorities to constitute a threat to national security.

Nils Muižnieks: Russia’s Law on Foreign Agents contravenes human rights

In observations submitted to the Europan Court, Nils Muižnieks declares that the Russian Federation’s legislative framework on non-commercial organisations is incompatible with international and European human rights standards.

Court ruling on Russia “gay propaganda law”

The case concerned a complaint brought by three gay rights activists about legislation in Russia banning the promotion of homosexuality, also known as the “gay propaganda law.”

Russia: Human rights court makes ruling on allegations of St Petersburg election irregularities

The case concerned allegations of serious irregularities in counting of votes in St Petersburg for the city and federal elections of December 2011, as well as a lack of effective review of those allegations.

Russia: Transdniestria businessman awarded more than €140,000 after human rights breaches

The case concerned Vitalie Eriomenco’s complaints about his conditions of detention, lack of medical treatment necessary for his health condition, his family’s inability to visit him in prison and the search and seizure of his house.