Court backs Sweden over blog’s Nazi jibe

A refusal to hold the owner of a blog liable for a defamatory anonymous online comment did not violate the convention.

Turkey: Court rejects human rights complaint from judge dismissed after coup attempt

The court has rejected the application of a judge dismissed following the attempted coup d’État, as the domestic law provides for a new domestic remedy for challenging her dismissal.

Court: UK right to deprive suspected Al- Shabaab terrorist of his citizenship

Human rights judges have agreed that the United Kingdom was right to deprive a suspected terrorist of his citizenship.

Podcast: Alice Shaw – Why I want to win the European Prize for Eloquence

In this podcast, Alice Shaw gives an insight into her motivation, ahead of her winning contribution to this week’s European Prize for Eloquence.

Hungary: Human rights commissioner concerned by new law allowing automatic detention of asylum seekers

“Under the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, detention for the purpose of denying entry to a territory or for removal must be a measure of last resort, only if less coercive alternatives cannot be applied, and based on the facts and circumstances of the individual case,” writes Nils Muižnieks.