Turkey: Refusing parents right to choose children’s burial grounds breached human rights law

According to the European court, the confiscation of bodies of the applicants’ children was disproportionate and violated Article 8.

Dunja Mijatović : Albania should step up protection of children and inclusion of persons with disabilities

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, returned recently from a five-day visit to the country which focused on children’s rights, the rights of persons with disabilities, and access to free legal aid.

Court: Judges back father in Czech Republic v. Ukraine custody row

A father, whose son was abducted to Ukraine by his mother after divorce, has won the backing of Strasbourg judges.

Hungary: Court backs unionists over airport protest ban

Human rights judges ruled today that Hungary was wrong to ban a trade union demonstration scheduled to take place on the road to the capital’s international airport.

Malta: Banning ‘Stitching’ play for “insulting Auschwitz victims and portraying dangerous sexual perversion” breached human rights law

As Just Satisfaction, the court awarded 10,000 euros (EUR) (non-pecuniary damage), jointly, and EUR 10,000 (costs and expenses), jointly, to the applicants – Unifaun Theatre Productions Limited, a limited liability company, Christopher Gatt, Maria Pia Zammit and Mikhail Acopovich Basmadjian.