Judges to reveal decisions on Bulgaria and Moldova ‘police brutality’ complaints

The case against Bulgaria concerns the use of electroshock weapons by police officers. The applicant in the complaint against Moldova claims that police brutality led him to slash his wrists.

Something for the weekend (40)

Rising extremism, a neo-Nazi living library, the ISIS terror cult, the prospects of a LGBT Pride rally and a Marxist analysis of the European Court of Human Rights are the main talking points in this week’s ‘Something for the weekend.’

Italy: Court throws out prison overcrowding human rights complaints

Litigants complaining about overcrowding in Italian prisons must use the new remedies introduced by the Italian state, the European Court of Human Rights declared today.

Austria: Pensioner awarded €440,000 after Vienna Chamber of Lawyers human rights challenge

The case concerned his complaint that the Vienna Chamber of Lawyers refused to grant him an old-age pension, even though he had paid contributions to its pension fund throughout his career as a lawyer.

Court: Azerbaijan wrong to use military polling stations in parliamentary elections

The case concerned allegations by an opposition candidate about irregularities in the 2005 parliamentary elections.