The Hungarian state violated a journalist's rights by not letting him enter the territory of any of the country's refugee camps, affirmed the European Court of Human Rights. The journalist, Illés Szurovecz, was represented by HCLU in Strasbourg.
The HFHR has communicated to the CoE's Committee of Ministers about Poland's report on the implementation of the ECtHR judgement in the Bistieva case, which concerns the detention of a family of refugees with children.
The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, together with the Association for Legal Intervention, presented an amicus curiae brief on the expulsion of foreigners identified as a threat to security to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights.
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld the view of the national courts by ruling that partisans played a key role in protecting Lithuanian identity and that their systematic killing during the Soviet era should be considered genocide.
The European Court of Human Rights has brought a decision of key concern to the collection of data in Europe. The ECHR has declared that the mass surveillance by the United Kingdom violated the rights to privacy and family life.