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Europe court condemns Russia for mass expulsions of Georgians

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:51

The Strasbourg-based court`s ruling in a case filed by Georgia in 2007 described Moscow`s policy of expulsions as "arbitrary".

Greenpeace sues Russia over Arctic Sunrise detention

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 17:53

Greenpeace is suing Russia before the European Court of Human Rights for detaining its members during a protest last year against Arctic drilling, the environmental lobby group said on Monday.

Greek Jews sue Germany for Nazi damages

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 21:45

The Jewish community of Thessaloniki in Greece on Tuesday said it had sued Germany at the European Court of Human Rights, demanding compensation for a forced ransom paid to Nazi occupation forces.

Ireland liable for abuse in Catholic-run school: Europe court

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 01:08

Ireland has been rocked by a series of official investigations in recent years that have lifted the lid on decades of sexual, physical and emotional abuse in institutions run by the Catholic Church.

European court rules against Monaco princess in privacy case

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 10:54

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled against Monaco`s Princess Caroline von Hannover for her complaint against Germany on refusing to block further publication of her photo with husband on vacation.

Britain furious as Europe court rules life prison terms `inhuman`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 17:38

The European Court of Human Rights said the sentences against Jeremy Bamber, Peter Moore and Douglas Vinter should include the possibility of review.

Europe court rules Tymoshenko jailing `unlawful`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 19:02

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Ukraine`s detention of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was unlawful, in a decision the opposition leader`s camp saw as a key step towards her release.

Savita’s husband ‘may take case to European Court of HR’

Last Updated: Saturday, November 24, 2012, 12:05

Husband of Savita Halappanavar could go to the European Court of Human Rights unless there is a sworn public inquiry into his wife’s death.

Pussy Riot member turns to European human rights court

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 15:15

Yekaterina Samutsevich, a member of the anti-Putin punk group Pussy Riot, has lodged a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights.

Abu Hamza launches another bid to avoid extradition?

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 18:49

Convicted radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza launched a last-minute appeal in a British court against extradition to the US.

Radical cleric Abu Hamza loses last extradition appeal

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 00:22

Terror suspects Abu Hamza al-Masri will now be extradited to US from UK after the approval granted by the European Court of Human Rights.

UK told to free prisoners over breach of human rig

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 22:52

Prisoners deemed "potentially dangerous" and who had been jailed indefinitely could now be set free.