ECtHR: Post-mortem examination of baby violated parents’ humans rights

A post-mortem examination of a baby conducted against the wishes of his parents has been ruled a breach of Articles 8 and 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

Published 21 July 2021

ECtHR: Lack of effective remedy for former judge breached human rights

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 breached human rights law by failing to acknowledge same-sex couples

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

Robert Spano becomes president of the European Court of Human Rights

Robert Spano has been elected president of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

Published 21 April 2020

ECtHR: British man who challenged dismissal that relied on phone data has appeal rejected

A man who challenged his dismissal by an NHS trust for stalking and harassment, on the basis it had availed itself of private material including WhatsApp data, has had his application unanimously declared inadmissible by the European Court of Human Rights.

Published 11 June 2019