Czech Republic: Court backs mum in new birth hospital human rights row

The case concerned a court-ordered interim measure requiring the return to hospital of a new-born baby and its mother, who had just given birth and had immediately gone home, and the lack of any remedy by which to complain about that measure.

Czech Republic: Court rejects mums’ protests against home birth ban

The case concerned the prohibition under Czech law on midwives assisting home births.

Podcast: Meet the No Hate Speech Movement Ninjas

The fight against online bigotry is discussed by activists Andjelia from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cristina from Italy and Gubaz from Georgia.

Switzerland: Grand Chamber hearing for Saddam Hussein’s finance manager’s complaint

This morning, judges will listen to arguments in a complaint brought by the finance manager of Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi secret services against the confiscation of his assets.

Turkey: Father awarded €35,000 after human rights complaint

Kadri Budak alleged that his relatives had been killed by military personnel, claiming that they had first been taken into custody and then killed by soldiers.