Human Rights Act under threat from UK government

The UK government has failed to give assurances that it will not repeal or replace the Human Rights Act – a stark contrast to its proclaimed commitment to "shared values of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms" – the House of Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee has stated.

Published 18 January 2019

ECtHR declares inadmissible application of man surveilled by insurance company to determine if claim was justified

An insured man who was surveilled by his insurance company to determine whether his claim for compensation was justified has had his application declared inadmissible by the European Court of Human Rights.

Published 18 January 2019

Azerbaijan: European Court win for journalist who faced sex-tape ordeal

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled in favour of an Azerbaijani journalist who was subject to a sex-tape smear campaign after investigating government corruption.

Published 11 January 2019