Court: Lithuanian border guards’ block on Russian migrants asylum applications violated human rights law

The case concerned a Russian family of seven who, after leaving Chechnya, tried on three separate occasions to seek asylum in Lithuania. Each time, they were refused the right to make an application at the border.

Court: Slovakian authorities failed to investigate possible racist motive in police officer’s anti-Roma killing spree

The case concerned a shooting spree in 2012 by an off-duty police officer at the home of a Roma family. The two applicants in the case, a married couple, were seriously injured and three members of their family were killed.

Court: Award-winning Azerbaijani journalist’s rights were breached

Haziyev used to write for the newspaper Azadliq and was the presenter of a TV show, “Azerbaijani Hour”,which was critical of the government, winning an international award in 2016 for his work.

Hungary: Court backs media company in Internet hyperlinks human rights row

Human rights judges have today condemned a libel verdict against a Hungarian media company, stressing the importance of hyperlinks on the Internet.

Hungary: News website awaits court decision in Jobbik hyperlink free expression complaint

The case centres on a complaint by the website after it published a hyperlink to content which defamed the Jobbik political party.