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# ecthr - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Danish football fans detained over hooliganism fighting for compensation

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

# ecthr - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Alleged rape victim was accused of crying on cue during cross-examination

The woman has been awarded €13,500 after the European Court of Human Rights ruled she was mistreated during the course of her trial.

# ecthr - 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.

# ecthr - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

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

But what does it mean for Ireland?

# ecthr - 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.

# ecthr - 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.

# ecthr - 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.

# ecthr - 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.

# ecthr - 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.

# ecthr - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Here's why France's burqa ban 'does not violate human rights'

The country’s aim of ‘living together’ justifies the law, said the ECtHR.

# ecthr - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Sexual abuse ruling will have “significant implications” for the State

The Department of Education called such abuse “a source of national shame”, and noted that the ruling is ‘binding’ on the State.

# ecthr - Thursday 23 January, 2014

European Court of Human Rights to rule on Irish child sex abuse case

Can the Irish State be held responsible for the abuse suffered by children at the hands of former National School principal Leo Hickey?

# ecthr - 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.

# ecthr - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Special Criminal Court trial 'did not violate human rights' of IRA member IRA

Special Criminal Court trial 'did not violate human rights' of IRA member

Kenneth Donohoe claimed his right to a fair trial was not upheld by the Special Criminal Court. The European Court of Human Rights did not agree.

# ecthr - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

European Court of Human Rights to rule on France's full-face veil ban

The case was brought by a Muslim woman who believes her rights are being violated by the April 2011 law.

# ecthr - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child

The landmark ECtHR ruling found that a person cannot be forced to give up their child before an adoption by someone of the same sex.