Tag Archives: European Court of Human Rights

17.7.2014, humanrightseurope.org – Romania: Court rules on Roma teenager’s psychiatric hospital death

Judges say Romania breached the human rights of a Roma teenager who died whilst under a psychiatric hospital’s care. Following today’s judgement in the case of Centre For Legal Resources (CLR) On Behalf Valentin Câmpeanu v. Romania (application no. 47848/08), the European Court of Human Rights held that Romania was to pay 10,000 euros (EUR) to the CLR and EUR ... Read More »

15.7.2014, humanrightseurope.org – Court: Bosnia and Herzegovina must establish a political system for elections without discrimination

Human rights judges have urged the authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to establish a non-discriminatory political system. In today’s chamber judgment in the case of Zornić v. Bosnia and Herzegovina (application no. 3681/06), which is not final, the European Court of Human Rights held: by six votes to one, that there had been a violation of Article 14 (prohibition of ... Read More »

27.6.2014, fra.europe.eu – European Court of Human Rights and EU Fundamental Rights Agency launch updated guide to European law on asylum, borders and immigration

After the success of the first edition, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) are today launching an update of their guide to European law on asylum, borders and immigration. The Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration, which builds on the experience of a previous joint project ... Read More »

23.5.2014, ERRC – The European Court of Human Rights is Questioning France’s Evictions Policy

The European Roma Rights Centre welcomes the European Court of Human Rights’ decision to hear the case of Hirtu and others v France, about the forced eviction of Romani families in early 2013. In response to complaints from Roma forcibly evicted from their homes, the Court will scrutinise France’s practice of forced evictions, and the way the French courts have responded ... Read More »