Sweden: Court set for judgement in ‘state surveillance of activists’ human rights complaint

The case concerns in particular the interception of communications in Sweden.

Poland: Court rejects adoptive parents child custody complaint against biological mum

The court confirmed today that the rights of prospective adoptive parents could not override those of the child.

Portugal: Former minister awarded €68,000 after human rights breach linked to alleged paedophile investigation

The case concerned a criminal investigation into a paedophile ring, and in particular the pre-trial detention of a former Socialist Party MP, Fernandes Pedroso, who had been suspected of having had sexual relations with minors accommodated by the Casa Pia institution, a public institution responsible for running schools, training centres and boarding schools for children and teenagers from deprived backgrounds.

Portugal: Ex-Labour and Solidarity Minister Paulo José Fernandes Pedroso awaits court judgement

Tomorrow, human rights judges will deliver their decision in a complaint arising from a criminal investigation into an alleged paedophile ring, involving Portugal’s former Labour and Solidarity Minister Paulo José Fernandes Pedroso

Court backs Ireland in ‘Brussels v. mussels’ human rights row

The case concerned the company’s complaint that the Irish Government had caused it financial losses by the way it had complied with European Union environmental legislation.