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#ECHR

# echr - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

European Court of Human Rights refuses to postpone the withdrawal of UK boy’s life support
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

European Court of Human Rights refuses to postpone the withdrawal of UK boy’s life support

Updated Aug 3rd 2022, 8:00 PM 40,913 Views 28 Comments

Archie Battersbee has been in a coma since he was found unconscious in April.

# echr - Saturday 18 June, 2022

UK Home Secretary says ECHR decision to ground migrant flight to Rwanda was politically motivated
# Priti Patel
# Priti Patel

UK Home Secretary says ECHR decision to ground migrant flight to Rwanda was politically motivated

Jun 18th 2022, 7:38 AM 30,280 Views 42 Comments

The Cabinet minister has previously said the Government ‘will not be put off by the inevitable last-minute legal challenges’.

# echr - Thursday 16 June, 2022

European court intervenes over Moroccan man sentenced to death alongside British soldiers
# Russia
# Russia

European court intervenes over Moroccan man sentenced to death alongside British soldiers

Jun 16th 2022, 9:42 PM 23,938 Views 4 Comments

It is not known if Shaun Pinner and Aiden Aslin have also made requests to the ECHR.

# echr - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

First UK migrant flight to Rwanda grounded after European Court of Human Rights intervenes
# Migrant Policy
# Migrant Policy

First UK migrant flight to Rwanda grounded after European Court of Human Rights intervenes

Jun 15th 2022, 6:44 AM 24,337 Views 23 Comments

All migrants weren removed from the plane, Government sources have said.

# echr - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

European Court of Human Rights issues order to prevent asylum seeker from being sent to Rwanda
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

European Court of Human Rights issues order to prevent asylum seeker from being sent to Rwanda

Updated Jun 14th 2022, 8:12 PM 38,346 Views 58 Comments

The first flight of asylum seekers is due to depart from the UK to Rwanda this evening.

# echr - Thursday 6 January, 2022

European Court rules long-running ‘gay cake’ case 'inadmissible'
# ECHR
# ECHR

European Court rules long-running ‘gay cake’ case 'inadmissible'

Jan 6th 2022, 9:35 AM 69,259 Views 144 Comments

Gareth Lee tried but failed to order the £36.50 cake at Ashers bakery in Belfast in May 2014.

# echr - Thursday 18 November, 2021

European court rejects challenge to 'almighty God' wording in Presidential oath
# Almighty God
# Almighty God

European court rejects challenge to 'almighty God' wording in Presidential oath

Updated Nov 18th 2021, 11:30 AM 46,348 Views 0 Comments

The case is being taken by TD Róisín Shortall and others including Senator David Norris.

# echr - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK
# ECHR
# ECHR

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK

Oct 17th 2021, 2:44 PM 25,877 Views 26 Comments

Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said the ECHR was imposing too many “obligations on the state”.

# echr - Thursday 18 March, 2021

John Gilligan loses human rights court challenge
# ECHR
# ECHR

John Gilligan loses human rights court challenge

Mar 18th 2021, 11:11 AM 27,266 Views 0 Comments

The Court found that the delays in legal proceedings had mainly been down to the Gilligans’ ‘wrong-headed legal tactics’.

# echr - Friday 12 March, 2021

Simon Coveney welcomes Council of Europe decision to reopen case of Pat Finucane's murder
# State Collusion
# State Collusion

Simon Coveney welcomes Council of Europe decision to reopen case of Pat Finucane's murder

Mar 12th 2021, 12:38 PM 8,353 Views 6 Comments

There was shock in November when the UK said it would not hold a public inquiry into the Belfast lawyer’s 1989 murder.

# echr - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Russia says 'no legal grounds' to release Navalny in response to European Court of Human Rights request
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Russia says 'no legal grounds' to release Navalny in response to European Court of Human Rights request

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 4:43 PM 10,386 Views 24 Comments

Alexei Navalny was arrested and jailed upon returning to Russia last month.

# echr - Thursday 10 December, 2020

European Court of Human Rights declares complaints by Irish symphysiotomy victims as inadmissible
# ECHR
# ECHR

European Court of Human Rights declares complaints by Irish symphysiotomy victims as inadmissible

Dec 10th 2020, 10:02 AM 27,516 Views 15 Comments

The three women from Dublin, Cork and Meath had sought damages from the State.

# echr - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Grangegorman murders: Damages claim made by killer dismissed by European Court of Human Rights
# Mark Nash
# Mark Nash

Grangegorman murders: Damages claim made by killer dismissed by European Court of Human Rights

Apr 30th 2020, 10:14 PM 37,665 Views 0 Comments

Mark Nash is currently serving four life sentences at Midlands Prison in Portlaoise.

# echr - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'

Jul 9th 2019, 4:15 PM 21,935 Views 25 Comments

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

# echr - Monday 8 July, 2019

Judge says State misinterpreted ruling about redress for school abuse survivors
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Judge says State misinterpreted ruling about redress for school abuse survivors

Jul 8th 2019, 5:47 PM 11,771 Views 15 Comments

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

# echr - Monday 10 June, 2019

State asked to halt deportation of man convicted of terror offences by European Court of Human Rights
# ECHR
# ECHR

State asked to halt deportation of man convicted of terror offences by European Court of Human Rights

Jun 10th 2019, 12:02 PM 19,222 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the government has agreed to the ECHR’s request.

# echr - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Second Irish person taking case to Europe over child abuse in Irish schools
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Second Irish person taking case to Europe over child abuse in Irish schools

Aug 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 19,602 Views 26 Comments

John Allen says, ‘The insanity lies with a dysfunctional country, not a damaged child’.

# echr - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

European rights court condemns Russia over treatment of Pussy Riot
# Russia
# Russia

European rights court condemns Russia over treatment of Pussy Riot

Jul 17th 2018, 10:51 PM 12,605 Views 0 Comments

The court also condemned the country over its investigation into murdered journalist Anna Politkovskaya.

# echr - Friday 4 May, 2018

Ian Bailey's lawyers advise him to take challenge against murder charge to European Court of Human Rights
# French Court
# French Court

Ian Bailey's lawyers advise him to take challenge against murder charge to European Court of Human Rights

May 4th 2018, 11:28 AM 10,927 Views 0 Comments

Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.

# echr - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Parents of critically-ill English toddler lose last-ditch European Court of Human Rights case
# Alfie Evans
# Alfie Evans

Parents of critically-ill English toddler lose last-ditch European Court of Human Rights case

Mar 28th 2018, 6:36 PM 17,502 Views 17 Comments

Alfie Evans suffers a “catastrophic and untreatable, progressive, neurodegenerative condition”.

# echr - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation
# ECHR
# ECHR

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation

Jul 18th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,022 Views 0 Comments

On 10 October 2009 138 ‘hooligans’ were arrested in Copenhagen.

# echr - Friday 7 July, 2017

Great Ormond Street Hospital applies for new hearing into baby Charlie Gard's case
# London
# London

Great Ormond Street Hospital applies for new hearing into baby Charlie Gard's case

Jul 7th 2017, 5:43 PM 11,284 Views 14 Comments

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

# echr - Monday 3 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 3rd 2017, 9:28 AM 16,828 Views 18 Comments

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

# echr - Thursday 29 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 29th 2017, 9:39 PM 31,080 Views 41 Comments

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

# echr - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 27th 2017, 7:55 PM 34,431 Views 45 Comments

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

# echr - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'We're not horrible people' - Mother of terminally-ill baby defends taking case to European court
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'We're not horrible people' - Mother of terminally-ill baby defends taking case to European court

Jun 20th 2017, 1:12 PM 20,600 Views 51 Comments

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

# echr - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 13th 2017, 8:15 PM 20,669 Views 28 Comments

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

# echr - Thursday 17 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 17th 2016, 2:11 PM 36,451 Views 17 Comments

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

# echr - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Prisoner who was banned from websites had human rights breached
# European Court Judgement
# European Court Judgement

Prisoner who was banned from websites had human rights breached

Jan 19th 2016, 12:14 PM 12,602 Views 20 Comments

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

# echr - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Europe says it's OK for the boss to snoop on your private messages at work
# Delete Delete Delete
# Delete Delete Delete

Europe says it's OK for the boss to snoop on your private messages at work

Jan 13th 2016, 1:37 PM 16,256 Views 45 Comments

The ruling comes after a Romanian engineer was fired over private Yahoo Messenger chats.

# echr - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 9th 2015, 6:03 AM 25,732 Views 40 Comments

The girl and her ‘husband’ were seeking asylum.

# echr - Friday 27 November, 2015

Non-renewal of a Muslim social worker's contract over headscarf issue ruled legal
# France
# France

Non-renewal of a Muslim social worker's contract over headscarf issue ruled legal

Nov 27th 2015, 6:01 AM 19,879 Views 98 Comments

France passed a law banning conspicuous religious symbols back in 2004.

# echr - Friday 5 June, 2015

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support
# Right To Die
# Right To Die

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

Jun 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 21,468 Views 35 Comments

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.

# echr - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

ECHR rules detention of Irish citizens for terror offences not unlawful
# Europe
# Europe

ECHR rules detention of Irish citizens for terror offences not unlawful

May 12th 2015, 10:14 AM 16,957 Views 26 Comments

Colin Duffy, Gabriel Magee and Teresa Magee were held without charge for 12 days.

# echr - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Irishman with severe learning difficulties loses life sentence appeal
# Murder
# Murder

Irishman with severe learning difficulties loses life sentence appeal

Apr 7th 2015, 10:40 AM 17,032 Views 9 Comments

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

# echr - Friday 13 March, 2015

Author has to pay €53k to in-laws after defaming them in a book
# Portugal
# Portugal

Author has to pay €53k to in-laws after defaming them in a book

Mar 13th 2015, 7:11 AM 15,397 Views 9 Comments

Paying your mother-in-law €20,000 must sting.

# echr - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 27th 2015, 6:37 PM 26,366 Views 17 Comments

But what does it mean for Ireland?

# echr - Friday 16 January, 2015

Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a "bloodthirsty cannibal"
# Stalin
# Stalin

Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a "bloodthirsty cannibal"

Jan 16th 2015, 1:07 PM 16,032 Views 45 Comments

The application was rejected as “manifestly ill-founded” and the case declared inadmissible.

# echr - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine
# Lawyering Up
# Lawyering Up

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine

Sep 21st 2014, 3:43 PM 8,915 Views 25 Comments

Three of the families are to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.

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