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#European Court of Human Rights

# 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 27,197 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 8,312 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 10,356 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 9,905 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 12,598 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 10,868 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 28,277 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 27,807 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 16,809 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 31,055 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 34,386 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 20,654 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 21,515 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 7,583 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 10,636 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 21,312 Views 59 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 16,656 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 36,367 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 12,585 Views 19 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 25,676 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 21,446 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 16,976 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 26,344 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 12,487 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 12,978 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 23,591 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 8,346 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 10,483 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 5,420 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 13,574 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 71 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 4,439 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.

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

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

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

Jun 1st 2014, 3:22 PM 8,174 Views 27 Comments

“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'
# Blame
# Blame

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

Feb 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 12,323 Views 25 Comments

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
# Abuse
# Abuse

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

Jan 30th 2014, 11:00 PM 14,275 Views 74 Comments

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
# Human Rights Victory
# Human Rights Victory

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

Jan 28th 2014, 7:00 PM 541 Views 37 Comments

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Jan 28th 2014, 4:47 PM 6,608 Views 0 Comments

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
# No Violation
# No Violation

Norwegian celebrities lose battle for wedding privacy in European court

Jan 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,313 Views 9 Comments

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
# Namecheck
# Namecheck

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

Jan 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 13,741 Views 22 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Teen girls' rapist and killer freed under rights ruling

Nov 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 22,848 Views 68 Comments

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

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