Serbia: Prison rape complaint set for human rights judgement

The case concerns inter-prisoner violence, in particular the applicant’s complaint that he was assaulted and raped by his cellmates in prison and that the authorities failed to protect him and carry out an effective investigation.

Election of new Council of Europe Secretary General: The candidates

Four politicians from across Europe are now in the running to succeed Thorbjørn Jagland as Secretary General of the Council of Europe, it has been announced today.

Azerbaijan: Court ruling on journalist’s ‘sex-smear’ human rights complaint

Human rights judges ruled today that Azerbaijani authorities failed to investigate the “serious invasion” of journalist Khadija Ismayilova’s privacy.

Germany: Bild and Axel Springer human rights complaint set for court judgement

The case concerns a ban on the two applicant companies publishing or distributing a disputed photograph.

Azerbaijan: Journalist’s allegations of politically-motivated sex-smear campaign set for court judgement

The case concerns an alleged smear campaign against the well-known journalist Khadija Rovshan qizi Ismayilova.