Azerbaijan: Court ruling on journalist’s ‘sex-smear’ human rights complaint

Human rights judges ruled today that Azerbaijani authorities failed to investigate the “serious invasion” of journalist Khadija Ismayilova’s privacy.

Germany: Bild and Axel Springer human rights complaint set for court judgement

The case concerns a ban on the two applicant companies publishing or distributing a disputed photograph.

Azerbaijan: Journalist’s allegations of politically-motivated sex-smear campaign set for court judgement

The case concerns an alleged smear campaign against the well-known journalist Khadija Rovshan qizi Ismayilova.

Slovenia: Grand Chamber to examine inter-state case against Croatia concerning repayment of debts

The case concerns allegations of unfairness, a lack of impartiality and discrimination by the Croatian courts in proceedings brought by a Slovenian bank, Ljubljanska banka d.d., to collect debts owed by Croatian companies.

Court to trial new ‘friendly settlements’ procedure

Under the new system, the court’s registry will have the discretion to make a friendly settlement proposal when respondent governments are given notice1 of applications.