Russia: Chechen woman’s terror conviction human rights complaint reaches European court’s Grand Chamber

A European court Grand Chamber hearing is now underway into a case brought against Russia by a Chechen woman convicted on terrorism charges.

Court: Two Basque ETA terrorists suffered inhuman and degrading treatment after their arrest

The case concerns allegations of ill-treatment sustained by igor Portu Juanenea and Martin Sarasola Yarzabal when they were arrested in 2008 by officers of the Guardia Civil and at the beginning of their incommunicado police custody.

Podcast: Andrew Dawson – Problems with UK’s Prevent de-radicalisation policy

In this podcast, lawyer and Conservative councillor Andrew Dawson outlines the problems and challenges facing the United Kingdom’s ‘Prevent Strategy,’ designed to de-radicalise young people.

Podcasts: Challenges facing journalists when covering terrorism

In these podcast interviews, contributors to a conference on the role of media in confronting terrorism, discuss some of the key challenges facing journalists in their coverage of violent incidents.

Court awards €3m following “serious failings” in Russia’s response to Beslan terror attack

Human rights judges ruled today that the Russian authorities were responsible for “serious failings” in their response to the Beslan school terrorist attack, which left 180 children dead.