Bosnia and Herzegovina: Witness, fined for courtroom refusal to remove Muslim skullcap, wins Strasbourg judges’ backing

Human rights judges ruled today that Bosnia Herzegovina was wrong to convict a witness of contempt of court for refusing to remove his skullcap.

Nils Muižnieks: Progress needed to ensure women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in Europe

Gender stereotypes and inequalities threaten women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, according to Nils Muižnieks, the Commissioner for Human Rights.

Video: Istanbul Convention and civil society mobilisation for strengthened women’s safety

In this video, Bridget O’Loughlin, Exdecutive Secretary of GREVIO, gives the background to civil society mobilisation around the Istanbul Convention for improved women’s safety.

Bosnia and Herzegovina : Salafist skullcap human rights complaint set for judgement

Next week, Strasbourg judges will deliver their judgement on a complaint against Bosnia and Herzegovina, brought by a court witness, fined for refusing to remove his religious skullcap.

Germany: Court rejects terror suspect’s complaint against deportation to Russia

In its decision in the case of X v. Germany (application no. 54646/17) the European Court of Human Rights unanimously declared the application inadmissible.