Echr

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A former tennis player who claimed a newspaper had defamed him in a story that mentioned his tax affairs has failed in his Article 8 appeal to the European Court of Human Rights. The court found that as the newspaper article had been a mixture of value judgment and supported factual statements, it h

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Disabled voters can lawfully be required to enter polling places through a back entrance, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled. In a "disappointing" ruling yesterday, the court said polling places and election procedures in Europe need to be accessible for disabled people, but access

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Bulgaria violated the Article 10 freedom of expression right of a judge who was critical of the government, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled. The case concerned two sets of disciplinary proceedings against the applicant, Miroslava Todorova, who had been a judge and the president

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Applicants who alleged they had been deprived of their right of access to a court suffered no ECHR violations after Belgium declined to hear their tort case against the Holy See, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.

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A former Belgian judge was denied an effective remedy to challenge a judicial body's decision in breach of her rights, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled. The case concerned a former judge of the High Judicial Council (CSJ) who was suspended from her duties on the grounds that she

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Russia failed to justify the lack of any opportunity for same-sex couples to have their relationship formally acknowledged, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has found. The court unanimously held that there had been a violation of Article 8 – right to respect for privat

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Counsel for a man sentenced to a prison term for unlawfully publishing information about women who gave evidence against Alex Salmond has sought permission to appeal to the Supreme Court. Dean of Faculty, Roddy Dunlop QC said his client, Craig Murray, 62, should be given leave to appeal to the UK's

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A rape complainant in Italy suffered a violation of her ECHR rights after she was re-victimised in court. In its judgment in the case of J.L. v. Italy, the European Court of Human Rights held, by six votes to one, that there had been a violation of Article 8 (right to respect for private life and pe

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has backed the Czech Republic on mandatory pre-school vaccinations in a case that predates the pandemic. Families whose children were refused entry to pre-schools because they had not been vaccinated against childhood diseases appealed to the court.

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The European Movement in Scotland, in association with Perth for Europe, is sponsoring a student essay competition to look at how society has benefited from the ECHR. The writer of the winning essay will receive a prize of £360 and the winning entry will be published in the Juridical Review.

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The test for standing in judicial review cases brought on ECHR grounds should be that of 'sufficient interest', a new briefing by the Human Rights Consortium Scotland argues. Chris McCorkindale and Douglas Jack from Strathclyde University were commissioned by the consortium to produce a researc

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