Cyprus: Anti-torture experts warn authorities over police abuse and prison overcrowding

Allegations of police abuse, prison overcrowding and poor conditions in psychiatric and social care establishments, are prominent in a new report on Cyprus.

Slovenia: Court ruling on police inquiry into child porn peer-to-peer network

According to the European court, police access to subscriber information associated with a dynamic IP address needed a court order. Slovenia’s law lacked clarity.

France: Court backs lawyer over ‘all-white jury’ police acquittal sanction

Judges have backed a lawyer disciplined by French authorities after claiming an all-white jury helped acquit a police officer prosecuted over a suspect’s car chase death.

Court: Azerbaijani authorities arrested and detained activist as punishment for vote criticism

Human rights judges have confirmed that Azerbaijani authorities arrested and detained Anar Asaf oglu Mammadli, a well-known activist, to punish him for his work criticising electoral irregularities.

France: No court opposition to expulsion to Algeria of Salafist imam

The applicant, M. D., is a Salafist imam who is subject to a decision ordering his deportation from France to Algeria.