ECtHR



Síofra O'Leary appointed section president of European human rights court

Ireland's judge at the European Court of Human Rights has been elected as one of five section presidents.

Published 14 January 2020

Russia guilty of litany of ECHR violations against lawyer who died in pre-trial detention

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

ECtHR: UK authorities fulfilled duty to investigate 2003 killing of six military policemen in Iraq

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

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