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.
Published 20 July 2021
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.
Published 14 July 2021
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.
Published 8 June 2021
A rape complainant in Italy suffered a violation of her ECHR rights after she was re-victimised in court.
Published 28 May 2021
Lawyers for a former British soldier charged with the attempted murder of a 27-year-old man in 1974 have launched a bid to bring a claim for discriminatory treatment to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).
Published 26 April 2021
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has backed the Czech Republic on mandatory pre-school vaccinations in a case that predates the pandemic.
Published 9 April 2021
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.
Published 3 March 2021
On this day 70 years ago, the European Convention on Human Rights was signed in Rome.
Published 4 November 2020
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.
Published 26 June 2020
Palestine solidarity campaigners who were convicted and fined for promoting a boycott of Israeli products suffered a violation of their human rights, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled.
Published 12 June 2020
The Council of Europe has launched an updated version of its free online “Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights”, a five-hour interactive training course aimed at legal professionals, public authorities, civil society and students.
Published 31 March 2020
A church is suing Edinburgh Council after a conference featuring an American pastor was cancelled due to complaints made about his views.
Published 24 March 2020
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled that the UK government discriminated against victims of domestic violence by reducing their housing benefits.
Published 16 March 2020
Two midwives who were denied employment in Sweden because of their refusal to participate in abortions have had their application to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) declared inadmissible.
Published 16 March 2020
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled in favour of a religious community which was prohibited from importing religious literature by the Azerbaijani authorities.
Published 24 February 2020