Chechen asylum seekers, who had repeatedly been refused an opportunity to file applications for international protection by the Polish Border Guard, have successfully challenged Poland at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
The European Court of Human Rights has made a judgement in the case of Kosaitė-Čypienė and others v. Lithuania, which concerned the right of women to give birth in their homes with the help of medical professionals.
The European Court of Human Rights has forwarded questions to the Polish government regarding a case submitted by sixteen Romanian nationals of Roma origin concerning the demolition of their homes in Wrocław, which...
The Hungarian authorities' treatment of asylum seekers at border transit zones is against the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Court of Human Rights ruled unanimously on Tuesday. The verdict says that...
"The European Court of Human Rights is under substantial pressure. From a case overload crisis it stumbled into a legitimacy crisis in certain countries. This should be taken seriously, since scholars warn that...
Did you know that 800 million people across Europe may apply to the European Court of Human Rights? The court receives 50,000 new case applications a year — but 90 percent are inadmissible. Watch this video to avoid the most common traps.
Given the secret nature of the surveillance measures and the lack of effective means to challenge them at a national level, the court said that complainants don't need to prove that their communications risk being tapped.
A Polish man who accuses his therapist of rape has applied to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) for redress after Polish courts did not consider his testimony reliable.
Even a simple slap, given by a police officer against a person in custody, violates the dignity and human rights of that person.
After 15 years of court proceedings before the Court of Human Rights and Romanian national courts, Daniela Tarău was finally acquitted. Here is her side of the story.