Court: Russia’s LGBT rally bans require “systemic measures’ to stop human rights violations

According to today’s court decision, systemic measures required to address issues of free assembly and discrimination as evidenced in ban on LGBT rallies.

Belgium: Grand Chamber set for judgement in Aleppo asylum seekers’ failed visa complaint

A Syrian family, refused humanitarian asylum visas by Belgium will have its human rights complaint judged by the European court’s Grand Chamber, it has been confirmed.

Hungary: Court hearing spotlights human rights row over election law

The case concerns a political party’s complaint about domestic court findings that a mobile telephone application it developed to allow voters to show and comment on invalid ballots cast during a 2016 referendum on European Union migrant relocation, plans broke election rules.

Court: Russia’s arrests of Aleksey Navalnyy violated his rights

Human rights judges today ruled that the arrests in 2012 and 2014 of Russian political activist and blogger Aleksey Navalnyy violated his human rights.

Moldova: Women political activists await court judgement in general election human rights complaint

The case concerns the investigation into the allegation by the applicants O.R. and L.R., that they were forced to strip naked and do sit-ups by the police when arrested in the context of wide-scale unrest in Moldova in 2009.