Court backs Switzerland over journalist’s publication of pedophilia allegations

A decision by Swiss authorities to fine a journalist for breaching the secrecy of judicial investigation into alleged paedophilia, did not violate European human rights law.

Podcast: Two hundred and fifty years of free speech in Sweden – celebrations and challenges

This podcast, featuring a historian, a diplomat, free expression expert Mélody Patry and the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks, explores the evolution of free speech in the country and the challenges it faces now from creeping censorship and “fake news.”

Turkey: High risk child surgery led to human rights breach

The case concerned two high-risk operations performed on a patient which left her with severe neurological damage (92% disability).

Podcast: Improving women’s access to justice

A new project is underway to improve the access of Roma women to justice.

European court launches new system for single judge decisions

A new system for single judge decisions with more detailed reasoning has been announced today by the European Court of Human Rights.