Court backs United Kingdom in human rights row over street brawl death

The case of Makarová v. the United Kingdom (application no. 67149/17) concerned a complaint by the sister of a Czech man killed in London about the criminal proceedings against the suspect.

United Kingdom: Court rejects application by parents of Alfie Evans

The applicants are the parents of Alfie Evans, born on 9 May 2016, who has been on ventilation in hospital after becoming seriously ill with a catastrophic and untreatable, progressive, neurodegenerative condition.

Court rejects Irish request to find torture in 1978 judgment against United Kingdom

The Irish authorities wanted the court to find that men detained by the United Kingdom during Northern Ireland’s civil strife suffered torture, not just inhuman and degrading treatment.

Ireland: ‘Troubles-era’ human rights dispute with United Kingdom reaches judgement day

The European Court of Human Rights 19 March-scheduled ruling in the case Ireland v. the United Kingdom (no. 5310/71), concerns Ireland’s request to revise a 1978 judgment so as to find that a group of men suffered torture at the hands of the British authorities during the troubles in Northern Ireland.

Court: UK right to deprive suspected Al- Shabaab terrorist of his citizenship

Human rights judges have agreed that the United Kingdom was right to deprive a suspected terrorist of his citizenship.