United Kingdom: Court dismisses paedophile’s human rights complaint

Shabir Ahmed’s human rights chalenge, based on allegations that his trial was tainted by ethnic discrimination and anti-Muslim bias, was rejected by Strasbourg judges.

United Kingdom: Child grooming convict awaits court decision on human rights challenge

A Bolton man, jailed for 19 years for grooming girls for sexual purposes, will find out tomorrow if Strasbourg judges agree that his right to a fair trial was tainted by racial discrimination and anti-Muslim bias.

Court backs United Kingdom in human rights row with failed £35m cocaine smuggler

The case concerned criminal proceedings in which Simon Price had been convicted of attempting to import cocaine to the UK.

United Kingdom: Gurkha soldiers lose pension human rights challenge

The applicants, two retired Gurkha soldiers and an NGO acting on behalf of Gurkha veterans, complained that their pension entitlements had been less favourable than those of non-Gurkha soldiers in the British Army, and those of younger Gurkha soldiers who had more years of service after 1 July 1997.

United Kingdom: Grand Chamber ruling on London bombers human rights complaint

Court rules on delaying access to lawyers during police questioning of 21 July London bombers.