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
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
Complaints brought to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) by three women who underwent symphysiotomies in Irish maternity hospitals in the 1960s have been declared inadmissible.
Published 10 December 2020
A group of six children and young adults from Portugal are taking 33 countries, including the United Kingdom, to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) over the current climate change crisis.
Published 3 September 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 11 June 2020
Ireland's constitutional requirement for the president and Council of State members to make a declaration "in the presence of almighty God" is being challenged before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).
Published 8 June 2020
There is no effective remedy under Irish law for complaints about excessive length of proceedings, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled.
Published 30 April 2020
The PSNI breached a man's privacy rights by indefinitely retaining his personal data after his drink driving conviction was spent, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled.
Published 13 February 2020
Chief Justice Frank Clarke focused on Brexit and its challenges for Ireland in a historic address at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on the opening of the legal year.
Published 3 February 2020
Ireland's judge at the European Court of Human Rights has been elected as one of five section presidents.
Published 14 January 2020
Russia violated the rights of an auditor charged with organised tax evasion who died in pre-trial detention in November 2009, judges in the European Court of Human Rights have unanimously ruled.
Published 28 August 2019
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that UK authorities fulfilled their duty to carry out an effective investigation into the killing of six military policemen in Iraq in 2003.
Published 25 July 2019
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