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#European Court of Human Rights

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Human rights court backs Belgium's ban on wearing a full-face veil in public

The court ruled that the ban sought to guarantee social cohesion.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Monday 3 July, 2017

'He prays for them': Pope expresses condolences as baby's life support to be switched off

Ten-month-old baby Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage from which he will not recover.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'We're spending our last precious hours with him': Baby's life support to be switched off

Charlie Gard’s parents have said they are “utterly heartbroken”.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal

Charlie Gard’s parents have described the court ruling as “upsetting”.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

European rights court urges UK to keep treating baby with rare condition

More than £1.3 million has been raised online for the treatment, through more than 83,000 donations.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Friday 30 December, 2016

Government considered using 'AIDS argument' in David Norris gay rights case

In battling David Norris’ claims that Irish homosexuality laws were in breach of his human rights, the government was considering all kinds of defences.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

World chess champ and Kremlin foe wins European court case against Russia

Garry Kasparov was arrested for peaceful protests on several occasions, the court found.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Monday 1 August, 2016

Bethany Home survivor takes first step in bringing case to human rights court

The survivor who wants to bring the case said that it had taken 23 years to get to this point.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Friday 22 July, 2016

The State sent 'intimidating' legal letters to abuse survivors about their legal actions

O’Keeffe won a landmark legal against the Irish State in the European Court of Human Rights.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million

Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Oliver Kahn loses court case over photos of his children being published despite ban

Two magazines repeatedly published photos of his children despite a blanket ban.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Prisoner who was banned from websites had human rights breached

The prisoner’s complaint related to not being able access sites which would help him fight his case.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl

The girl and her ‘husband’ were seeking asylum.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Friday 5 June, 2015

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support

The man’s parents had been fighting to keep him on life support though his wife had said he would not want to be kept alive.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Irishman with severe learning difficulties loses life sentence appeal

His case hinged on taped garda interviews not being shown to a jury.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'

But what does it mean for Ireland?

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Tissue from car crash victim used without consent to create implants

A Latvian woman has won her case for inhuman treatment at the European Court of Human Rights after the procedure was carried out on her husband.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

"Discrimination of the highest order" - Louise O'Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims

The offers are being linked to whether or not a complaint was made against an abuser.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Friday 7 November, 2014

Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment

European Court of Human Rights says it was part of the protective measures ordered by a Czech court.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks'

It was originally hoped that this meeting would take place in September.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Journalist wins case against Iceland over report on addiction centre sex abuse

It is the second case against Iceland Erla Hlynsdóttir has won.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Ireland needs to send a new judge to the European Court of Human Rights

Our current judge, Ann Power-Forde SC, will have to step down from the role in 2017.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Thursday 31 July, 2014

European court rules against Irish murderers fighting life sentences

The ruling relates to a case brought forward by two men serving life sentences for murder.

Opinion: Proposed transgender laws are good news for lawyers – not couples

Ireland proposes making trans people in existing marriages divorce as a pre-condition for recognition in their new gender.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Friday 20 June, 2014

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source

A group claiming responsibility for bomb attacks in the Netherlands sent a letter to a magazine – and the publication’s offices were subsequently searched.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Louise O'Keeffe accuses State of 'taking advantage' of abuse survivors

“We’ve been abused, pure and simple. It beggars belief that the Government cannot own up to that.”

# european-court-of-human-rights - Sunday 2 February, 2014

'If that complaint had been acted on, I wouldn't have been abused at all'

Earlier this week Louise O’Keeffe won a landmark case against the Irish State, which was found liable for the sexual abuse she suffered as an 8-year-old.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Thursday 30 January, 2014

‘Please act on it’: Louise O’Keeffe’s appeal to Taoiseach after apology

The abuse victim was reacting to an apology issued by Enda Kenny this morning with Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also offering his apologies, saying that O’Keeffe should “never have been subjected to abuse”.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Column: If the State had done the right thing, Louise O'Keeffe would never have been abused

In a landmark ruling today, the European Court of Human Rights said the Irish State is liable for the sexual abuse of children in schools where it had failed to put effective child protection measures in place.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# european-court-of-human-rights - Friday 17 January, 2014

Norwegian celebrities lose battle for wedding privacy in European court

The Supreme Court in Norway had said there were no privacy violations because they had their ceremony in a public area.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Italy told: No law says baby has to have dad’s surname

The European Court of Human Rights found that the Italian courts had upheld a ‘patriarchal principle’.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Teen girls' rapist and killer freed under rights ruling

European Court of Human Rights ordered immediate release of Miguel Ricart under an October ruling that has several violent convicts demanding their freedom.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Son fails in legal bid to change 'Death Match' newspaper article

A Ukranian told the European Court of Human Rights that his country had failed to protect his reputation.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Thursday 20 June, 2013

TDs to hold first debates on new abortion bill today

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill gets its first outing in the Dáil this afternoon, before votes next week.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Analysis: Draft abortion law has gaps which require clarification

The new law is a draft and some important issues raised by its publication need clarification, write law experts Jennifer Schweppe and Dr Eimear Spain.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Cabinet to discuss draft contents of controversial abortion bill

Ministers are expected to debate how many doctors should be involved in deciding whether a procedure can go ahead.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Friday 8 March, 2013

Ireland tells Europe that 'X case' law will be enacted by July

The a Council of Europe’s committee is told that the legislation to respond to the A, B and C case will be out next month.

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

European Court of Human Rights to hear Cork woman’s abuse case

Louise O’Keeffe claims that the State is liable for abuse she suffered at the hands of a school principal in Kinsale, Co Cork in the 1970s.

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