Category: European Court of Human Rights

Petukhov v. Ukraine (no. 2) (European Court of Human Rights)

Information Note on the Court’s case-law 227 March 2019 Petukhov v. Ukraine (no. 2) – 41216/13 Judgment 12.3.2019 [Section IV] Article 3 Degrading punishment Degrading treatment Inhuman punishment Inhuman treatment Presidential clemency only possibility for mitigating life sentences and shortage…

Drėlingas v. Lithuania (European Court of Human Rights)

Information Note on the Court’s case-law 227 March 2019 Drėlingas v. Lithuania – 28859/16 Judgment 12.3.2019 [Section IV] Article 7 Article 7-1 Nullum crimen sine lege Conviction for 1950s genocide of Lithuanian partisans following Supreme Court clarification of domestic case-law:…

Ali Gürbüz v. Turkey (European Court of Human Rights)

Information Note on the Court’s case-law 227 March 2019 Ali Gürbüz v. Turkey – 52497/08, 6741/12, 7110/12 et al. Judgment 12.3.2019 [Section II] Article 10 Article 10-1 Freedom of expression Prolonging of numerous sets of criminal proceedings against a newspaper…

Taşdemir v. Turkey (dec.) (European Court of Human Rights)

Information Note on the Court’s case-law 228 April 2019 Taşdemir v. Turkey (dec.) – 52538/09 Decision 12.3.2019 [Section II] Article 37 Article 37-1 Striking out applications Unilateral declarations containing no undertaking to re-open investigation in cases where such re-opening was…

Karaca v. Turkey (dec.) (European Court of Human Rights)

Information Note on the Court’s case-law 228 April 2019 Karaca v. Turkey (dec.) – 5809/13 Decision 12.3.2019 [Section II] Article 37 Article 37-1 Striking out applications Unilateral declarations containing no undertaking to re-open investigation in cases where such re-opening was…