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#European Court of Human Rights

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 23,905 Views 4 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

How has the European Court of Human Rights grounded the UK’s Rwanda plan?
# UK
# UK

How has the European Court of Human Rights grounded the UK’s Rwanda plan?

Jun 15th 2022, 12:39 PM 14,415 Views 9 Comments

The first flight due to send asylum seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda did not take off following an interim ruling by the Strasbourg court.

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 24,316 Views 23 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 38,292 Views 58 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Russia exits Council of Europe over Ukraine invasion
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

Russia exits Council of Europe over Ukraine invasion

Mar 16th 2022, 7:45 PM 21,214 Views 8 Comments

The flag of Russia was lowered and removed from its staff outside the Council of Europe headquarters in Strasbourg.

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 69,244 Views 144 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 46,339 Views 0 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Government reopens scheme for victims of sexual abuse in day schools
# Louise O'Keeffe
# Louise O'Keeffe

Government reopens scheme for victims of sexual abuse in day schools

Jul 21st 2021, 12:58 PM 7,703 Views 2 Comments

The scheme was paused in 2019 following a report from a retired High Court judge.

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 27,262 Views 0 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 8,342 Views 7 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 10,377 Views 24 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Column: 'Hands off' symphysiotomy judgement did not hold Ireland to any rigorous standard
# Mairead Enright
# Mairead Enright

Column: 'Hands off' symphysiotomy judgement did not hold Ireland to any rigorous standard

Dec 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 9,987 Views 2 Comments

“It also suggests that if we want survivors to be treated properly, we need to hold the state to the highest possible standards in the Oireachtas.”

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 12,604 Views 0 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 10,925 Views 0 Comments

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

# european-court-of-human-rights - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair'
# The Hooded Men
# The Hooded Men

'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair'

Apr 25th 2018, 6:10 AM 28,382 Views 9 Comments

The 14 Hooded Men who were interned in the North in 1971 met with Tánaiste Simon Coveney yesterday.

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

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

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

Jul 12th 2017, 8:39 AM 27,864 Views 155 Comments

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
# 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 16,825 Views 18 Comments

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
# 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 31,069 Views 41 Comments

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
# Charlie Gard

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

Jun 27th 2017, 7:55 PM 34,421 Views 45 Comments

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
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

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

Jun 13th 2017, 8:15 PM 20,664 Views 28 Comments

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
# Norris V Ireland
# Norris V Ireland

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

Dec 30th 2016, 6:45 AM 21,596 Views 49 Comments

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
# Garry Kasparov

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

Dec 14th 2016, 8:04 AM 7,596 Views 27 Comments

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
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

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

Aug 1st 2016, 7:15 AM 10,654 Views 9 Comments

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
# National School Abuse
# National School Abuse

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

Jul 22nd 2016, 6:18 PM 21,396 Views 61 Comments

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
# Compensation
# Compensation

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

May 21st 2016, 12:31 PM 16,703 Views 100 Comments

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
# German Goalkeeper
# German Goalkeeper

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

Mar 17th 2016, 2:11 PM 36,440 Views 17 Comments

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
# European Court Judgement
# European Court Judgement

Prisoner who was banned from websites had human rights breached

Jan 19th 2016, 12:14 PM 12,594 Views 20 Comments

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
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

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

Dec 9th 2015, 6:03 AM 25,727 Views 40 Comments

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
# 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 21,459 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.

# european-court-of-human-rights - 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 17,027 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Baby
# Baby

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

Jan 27th 2015, 6:37 PM 26,361 Views 17 Comments

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
# Latvia
# Latvia

Tissue from car crash victim used without consent to create implants

Jan 14th 2015, 7:15 AM 12,492 Views 9 Comments

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
# Louise O'Keeffe
# Louise O'Keeffe

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

Dec 16th 2014, 10:00 PM 12,999 Views 58 Comments

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
# Czech Republic
# Czech Republic

Paedophile told by court that castration was not a punishment

Nov 7th 2014, 8:45 AM 23,627 Views 36 Comments

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'
# Abuse Ruling
# Abuse Ruling

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

Oct 25th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,358 Views 60 Comments

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
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

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

Oct 21st 2014, 5:16 PM 10,494 Views 5 Comments

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
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

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

Sep 18th 2014, 8:48 AM 5,440 Views 14 Comments

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
# Temporary Release Programme
# Temporary Release Programme

European court rules against Irish murderers fighting life sentences

Jul 31st 2014, 2:15 PM 13,659 Views 18 Comments

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
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

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

Jul 31st 2014, 8:00 AM 83 Views 24 Comments

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
# ECHR
# ECHR

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source

Jun 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,449 Views 3 Comments

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

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