Tymoshenko: Democracies must unite against Russia

Democratic countries must unite to stop Russia and save Ukraine, the country’s former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.

France: Human rights challenge to army trade union ban

The Association de Défense des Droits des Militaires (Association for the Protection of the Rights of Service Personnel, “ADEFDROMIL”) will find out on Thursday if France’s ban falls within European human rights law.

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.