Ukraine: Grand Chamber to examine four complaints against Russia over Crimea and Eastern Ukraine

The European Court of Human Rights Chamber dealing with four inter-State applications by Ukraine against Russia has decided to relinquish jurisdiction over the cases in favour of the Grand Chamber.

Cyprus: Anti-torture experts warn authorities over police abuse and prison overcrowding

Allegations of police abuse, prison overcrowding and poor conditions in psychiatric and social care establishments, are prominent in a new report on Cyprus.

Slovenia: Court ruling on police inquiry into child porn peer-to-peer network

According to the European court, police access to subscriber information associated with a dynamic IP address needed a court order. Slovenia’s law lacked clarity.

France: Court backs lawyer over ‘all-white jury’ police acquittal sanction

Judges have backed a lawyer disciplined by French authorities after claiming an all-white jury helped acquit a police officer prosecuted over a suspect’s car chase death.

Court: Azerbaijani authorities arrested and detained activist as punishment for vote criticism

Human rights judges have confirmed that Azerbaijani authorities arrested and detained Anar Asaf oglu Mammadli, a well-known activist, to punish him for his work criticising electoral irregularities.