By refusing to grant a residence permit to a foreigner in a same-sex couple, Italy violated multiple articles of the European Convention on Human Rights, and the state must now pay 38,000 euros in compensation.
Because Britain was rights-friendly, but Eurosceptic, the country’s departure from the EU will have a mixed impact on EU fundamental rights policy.
Inspired by Monty Python, this clever video explores the simple question: What has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for the British? Whether from the UK or not, you won't want to miss the answer.
A family's lawsuit against a Polish correctional facility for preventing them from saying goodbye to their incarcerated relative, near death in the prison hospital, is the latest test of prisoners' rights in Poland.
The post-9/11 era has brought on a monstrous level of hyper-surveillance and social control, which is strengthened every day by governments that legislate to this end.
For far too long, Italy has failed to fulfill its obligations to officially outlaw torture. We ask you to stand with other EU citizens and call on Italy to officially criminalize this terrible act!
Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe Nils Muižnieks has presented a third party intervention for the joined cases of N.T. and N.D. v Spain, which regard the summary returns of two Malian citizens...
The indifference of Lithuanian authorities to worsening conditions in state prisons leads to further violations of prisoners' rights.
Italy has put off dealing with its obligations with regard to torture for way too long, despite the fact that the duty to criminally sanction torture is unequivocally in various international treaties.
You always have somewhere to turn to for human rights protection. Even when human rights are not listed in national laws, they are protected by international law.