Russia: Court backs family in prisoner death human rights challenge

The European Court of Human Rights awarded 26,000 euros (EUR) (non-pecuniary damage) and EUR 3,086 (costs and expenses) jointly to the applicants Natalya Borisovna Trapeznikova, Yuliya Sergeyevna Trapeznikova, and Anastasiya Sergeyevna Antonova, following the prison death of family member Sergei Antonov.

Russia : Court awards €38,000 after police officer’s deadly shopping mall shooting spree

The case concerned a shooting spree carried out by a uniformed police officer that took place in and around a shopping centre in Moscow, in the early hours of 27 April 2009.

Romania: Court examines complaint from employee sacked for using internet at work

The case concerns an employee’s dismissal by a private company for having used the company’s Internet for personal purposes during working hours, in breach of internal regulations.

European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) webinar on migration law

This evening, Council of Europe experts and representatives of the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA), will discuss migration law, in a special one hour webinar.

Netherlands: Nils Muižnieks worried by counter terrorism plans

In a letter published today, addressed to Ronald Plasterk, Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations of the Netherlands, and Ard Van Der Steur, Minister of Security and Justice of the Netherlands, the Commissioner for Human Rights outlines his concerns about three parliamentary bills on counter-terrorism measures.