Finland: Photojournalist to launch Grand Chamber action against demo disobedience conviction

Judges ruled that there was no breach pof human rights law, as claimed by photojournalist Markus Veikko Pentikäinen but have now agreed to a new Grand Chamber hearing at the applicant’s request.

Podcast: Human rights news review with Tatiana Baeva – Focus on Russia

In this podcast, Council of Europe media officer Tatiana Baeva (Coe_ru) discusses this week’s human rights news concerning Russia.

Ukraine: Human rights news file 2014

A review of how events in Ukraine have helped to shape this year’s human rights news.

Podcast: Larry Olomofe: ‘Why always us?’ – Law enforcement, ethnic profiling and Europe’s ‘suspect citizens’

In this podcast, OSCE human rights trainer Larry Olomofe, discusses his own experience of ethnic profiling in Germany and the wider consequences of seeing minorities as ‘suspect citizens.’

Court makes €15,000 award after Russia ignores judges’ request

Judges today awarded more than €16,000 against Russia after noting that it had ignored a European Court request for an independent medical assessment of a seriously-ill detainee.